Sherman Alexie: Alcoholic Epidemic Analysis

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In the first video Sherman Alexie is asked a series of questions regarding alcohol. Sherman Alexie talks about his experience with alcohol he started by saying how drinking becomes a serious problem when it affects your relationship with people, job and school. He also talks about his family and tribe are filled will alcoholics. Some Indians think it’s a sort of stereotype they been label but Sherman says that there just in denial and indeed they have a drinking problem. In the second video it focuses on a specific reservation in South Dakota. Pine Ridge Reservation is well known for having an alcoholic epidemic. Over 1300 crimes have been committed and 99 % are connected to alcohol. They stopped selling alcohol in the reservation however
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