INDEPENDENT LENS

Program Details
Air Time: 
12/01/2013 - 12:00am - 12:59am
Program Title: 
YOUNG LAKOTA
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens
PSIP Description: 
A proposed abortion clinic in a South Dakota Native American reservation causes a political storm.
Long Description: 
In a small town in the heart of the Pine Ridge Reservation, Sunny Clifford, her twin sister Serena and their neighbor, Brandon Ferguson, share a common dream of helping to create a better future for their tribe. When South Dakota passes a law criminalizing abortion, their tribal President, Cecelia Fire Thunder, challenges it with a threat to build a clinic on the reservation, drawing Sunny, Serena and Brandon into a political storm that changes the course of each of their lives.