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USA: Lakota Nation by Q. Sakamati (35 images)

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On the reservation, Native American Sioux are the majority and most live in poverty due to nearly non-existent job opportunities - the unemployment rate is said to be around 80 percent. Their life span used to be around 80 years, but is now 57 years for men and 63 for women. In addition to rampant health problems - diabetes, heart attacks, cancer - from limited and unhealthy dietary options, the reservation also faces contaminated water from uranium mines and rising youth violence. All...
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