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Actor helps tribes trying to buy sacred land

http://nativetimes.com/life/people/8090-actor-helps-tribes-trying-to-buy-sacred-land

Native American tribes have received some celebrity support in their effort to raise $9 million by the end of the month to buy land in South Dakota that they consider sacred.

Ezra Miller, who stars in the recently released film “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” and hip-hop producer Sol Guy appear in a short documentary-style film with Standing Rock Sioux tribal member Chase Iron Eyes as part of an effort to raise the final $2 million needed for the land deal.

Tribes of the Great Sioux Nation hope to buy nearly 2,000 acres in the Black Hills that they call Pe’ Sla. The property is important to their creation story, and ...