Warriors from the Rez:Defending their own land

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Ritual skull at the sweat lodge next to the trailer of Cornel Conway. A  Vietnam veteran, Cornel used in the past traditional healing methods to cure his PTSD. As many others he continue practicing this tradition. After an uprising in 1973at the town of Wounded Knee and its violent repression by federal authorities sparked a renewal of the Lakota culture: a culture which had been suppressed for most of the 20th century.   Now, young people can study the Lakota language and culture. Religious ceremonies, Sundances and sweats that had been maintained in secret are practiced in public again.
Ritual skull at the sweat lodge next to the trailer of Cornel Conway. A Vietnam veteran, Cornel used in the past traditional healing methods to cure his PTSD. As many others he continue practicing this tradition. After an uprising in 1973at the town of Wounded Knee and its violent repression by federal authorities sparked a renewal of the Lakota culture: a culture which had been suppressed for most of the 20th century. Now, young people can study the Lakota language and culture. Religious...
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