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On and around the Pine Ridge Reservation, we cope endlessly with racial intolerance.
We have living conditions that hinder our desire to be treated with dignity and to be governed equitably or even to be truly self-governing.
We as Native people have a humongous task of relearning our cultural teachings.
Some tribal governments are a manifestation of colonialism, whereby those who play the game (elected officials, federal and tribal employees) often stand to reap personal financial gain.