World Press Photography, Contemporary Issues, 1st prize stories (2/10)
Since Wounded Knee - "I don't want to be killed here. I came here to live with my children and my children's children," says Vonda Long, descendent of High Hawk, who was killed in the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre. She says she carries trauma from colonization but has been fighting for justice her whole life as a member of the American Indian Movement. "That's what you do. You sacrifice for your brother."
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