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Posted on: January 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] POV Film Screening: Standing Silent Nation at Madelyn Helling Library

Man in truck drivers seat through window

In April 2000, Alex White Plume and his Lakota family planted industrial hemp on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota after other crops had failed. But when federal agents raided the White Plumes' fields, the Lakota Nation was swept into a Byzantine struggle over tribal sovereignty, economic rights and common sense.

This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series on PBS. (www.pbs.org/pov) Popcorn will be served!

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