Rape Crisis on Indian Reservations

Vanguard’s “Rape on the Reservation” premieres on Current TV on Wednesday, June 2 at 10/9c.

One in three Native American women will be raped in her lifetime. Correspondent Mariana van Zeller travels to Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota where sexual assault and violence against women has escalated to murder. What happened to 19-year-old Marquita, and how can the reservation’s understaffed police force keep it from happening again?

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  1. whatever role you played, was a courageous and honorable contribution.
    I am heartsick and angry, there has to be solutions and action.
    This has to be kept in the open, and pursued with with vigor.

    Please know it matters to this community.
    Immediate solutions is what my heart wishes, especially as a survivor of sexual assault.
    For whatever reason, I was a lucky one to survive, for this reason I feel a responsibility to other women who’ve experienced this life altering trauma.

    Thank you for your caring and courage.

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