Rapid City, South Dakota – A member and resident of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota came home from a 14-day stay in the hospital to find he had been horribly mutilated. Three Ks can be easily seen carved or burned into his abdomen in the shocking photograph taken the day after he came home.
Vernon Traversie, who is completely blind, said his nightmare began when he had a heart attack while at the Heart Doctors office in Rapid City last August. He said they immediately sent him a few blocks away to Rapid City Regional Hospital for emergency surgery….read the rest: LAKOTA MAN ACCUSES HOSPITAL OF HEALTHCARE HATE CRIME, By Evelyn Red Lodge
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This is so awful it hurts.
I have no words.
YOU GUYS THIS IS THE AREA I COME FROM.
This hopefully explains a lot of the angry that I have.
Waiting for some creatively inspired headdress wearers to honor this indian man by activism on his behalf.
In the meantime, the rest of us can get busy on this.
Oh, dear god.
Some days, you wish there really WAS a hell for the people that did this.