A scene from ‘Lakota Nation vs. United States.’ IFC Films The new documentary Lakota Nation vs. United States chronicles the Lakota people’s struggle to reclaim the Black Hills , the Native American tribe’s sacred land that was stolen away from them by the U.S. government, who violated a series of treaty agreements with them — including the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, which was supposed to ban white settlement on the Black Hills. Then gold was discovered there, and all hell broke loose.

Directed by Jesse Short Bull and Laura Tomaselli, and produced by Sarah Eagle Heart, Mark Ruffalo , […]

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