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BBC News: Oglala Sioux Tribe goes to bat with liquor industry

"After years of failed efforts to address chronic alcoholism, the largest Native American tribe in the US is launching a $500m (£308m) dollar lawsuit against the beer firms who they say are ruining their lives.

In the tiny town of White Clay, Nebraska, four beer stores sell more servings of drink per day than anywhere else in the country.

The sheer volume of sales has a huge effect on the Native American community at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation just across the South Dakota state line. "

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