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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Multi-state Ride Brings Awareness to Reservation


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Miya Takes War Bonnett, left, and Skyla Gabriel have become close friends on the Tipi Raisers 2019 ride. Gabriel is from southern Colorado and Takes War Bonnett lives on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

On Friday afternoon, commuters on Highway 30 between Potter and Sidney had an extra "personality" on the pavement. It was a scene that could almost be timeless with two horseback riders cutting through the grasses in the afternoon head. If not for the passing motorized traffic, including two pickup trucks and horse trailers, the scene could have been from more than a century in the past.

The Tipi Raisers 2019 passed through Sidney recently on their way to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The ride is to promote awareness of the Lakota and conditions on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Along the wa...

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