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Aug 7, 2018

The Lakota (Sioux) people mark the 150th anniversary of the Fort Laramie peace treaty between the Sioux Nation and United States government with a 400-mile horse ride from Green Grass, South Dakota, to Fort Laramie, Wyoming, where the treaty was signed.

Riding with Native Americans to mark pact anniversary
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Seth Eastman from the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe sleeps in the back of a truck in the tribal area on the grounds of the Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Fort Laramie, Wyoming, U.S., April 29, 2018. Eastman lives on the Lake Traverse Reservation, on the eastern border of South Dakota where two bands of the larger Sioux tribe are federally recognized that being Sisitunwan and Wahpetunwan or Sisseton and Wahpeton Dakota. The writing on the truck window reflects his identity. STEPHANIE KEITH/REUTERS

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