Bernie Sanders Discusses Vision for Better Relations With Native Americans

The democratic presidential candidate addressed poverty in Native American communities during a campaign rally at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
2:30 | 05/16/16

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Our goal. Is to develop a new relationship. With the native American people. As I have said all over this country. The United States has learned an enormous amount in all it's the native American people. A debt of gratitude that can now put be repaid. And one of the most important lessons. Let native Americans have blocked this and higher country. Is that human beings. All of all of us are more of nature. And we have to live. We have future coexistence with nature. And if we quiche Droid nature or. We are ultimately each drawing the human beings of this planet. We will develop poem elected president in new relationship. With the the native American people. See what I understand the case to be. That poverty here. Unemployment here oh substance abuse Europe is much much too polite. It's a gamble we all going to create the jobs and the health care out. And the educational opportunities the people here on pine ridge road Indian Country aren't quite so. The kids he I think that when they get out of school to gonna have peace and Charles. That is not a an up. Jobs available for us because some kids are dropping out and I irony prize diploma. But. They require the diploma. For us it's hard because of where we you're people aren't depending on us more. B. This. Sometimes. Its dependency. People being. Need us now dependency is needed when you need the job. They needed to depend on themselves city get themselves up in the world took.

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