Violated: Inside South Dakota's Native American health care crisis
Before South Dakota became a state, its original inhabitants were offered a promise. Trade tribal land and natural resources to white settlers in exchange for the guarantee of housing, education and health care. Under duress, they agreed. But the federal government did little to uphold its end of the treaty agreement. From the start, funding for the health programs was inadequate and largely focused on preventing the spread of infectious disease.
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(South Dakota) -- Before South Dakota became a state, its original inhabitants were offered a promise. Trade tribal land and natural resources to white settlers in...
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