When I read the Lakota Country Times I am heartened by the economic progress that oftentimes is hidden in the more alarming media reports of rampant alcoholism and the resulting horrors that the disease brings to the communities there on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
There is hope to be had in what is happening on the economic scene, and it’s mostly in the districts, in the villages, out of sight of visiting camera crews and reporters...
Trimble, Charles. "New economic hope on Pine Ridge Reservation." Indianz.com. February 18, 2014. Opinion. (http://www.indianz.com/News/2014/012559.asp, accessed February 18, 2014)