I Wanted to be Rambo, I Wanted to be Lakota (10/25)

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“When I signed to go to war in Iraq, it was the Lakota way to be like our ancestors, it was American because I wanted to be like Rambo”, share with laud laughing Jon Old Horse, a third generation Old Horse who went to war to proves his manhood and to become a modern day warrior. He came back from Iraq a different man. His wife divorces him. After months of severe PTSD Jon discovered that his participation in the white man army made him loose everything-family, friends, and comrades. He was not well accepted as a Native American among his fellow soldiers and criticized by Lakotas why he went to fight on the site of Lakota’s biggest enemy: The US government.
“When I signed to go to war in Iraq, it was the Lakota way to be like our ancestors, it was American because I wanted to be like Rambo”, share with laud laughing Jon Old Horse, a third generation Old Horse who went to war to proves his manhood and to become a modern day warrior. He came back from Iraq a different man. His wife divorces him. After months of severe PTSD Jon discovered that his participation in the white man army made him loose everything-family, friends, and...
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