It is Sen. Sanders' recognition of the deplorable conditions on tribal reservations that has led him to become the first presidential candidate to actively involve Native Americans in his campaign.
A measure selling the lands to a foreign mining company was slipped into a defense bill at the last minute.
But who has the power to define what is sacred?
A Navajo teen now has what might be the most kick-ass profile picture on Facebook.
Members of the San Carlos Apache Nation fight to save holy land they've used for generations.
A "sneak law" attachment to a "must-pass" bill gives sacred Native American land to a foreign mining company. How did this happen?
The truth is that until we acknowledge the truth of our past, our complicity in mentalities of conquest and commodification of sacred lands - forgiveness and pardon will not be ours.