Author Archives: thomascrowe

Placing Blame

It blows my mind that the alcoholism rate for adults in Pine Ridge is 80%. The US National alcoholism rate is only 15%. This is just one of the many statistics that highlight the stark differences between life off and … Continue reading

Posted in Block 2: 2014-15 | Leave a comment

Learning from the Lakota

While there are certainly a multitude of tangled, opposing and inexplicably linked emotions running through my head about our experience at Pine Ridge, one thing is clear to me: as people from a very different society and way of life, … Continue reading

Posted in Block 3: 2011-12 | 3 Comments