Warriors from the Rez: Defending their own land

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Tyron Apple in the guest room of the shelter for homeless veterans in Pine Ridge Indian reservation. Tyron went to war in Vietnam because he wanted to have a feather and be a warrior. When he returned, his uncle presented him with a feather and an Indian name - Comes From The Sky. He was injured in the leg and it is still difficult for him to walk. After years of battle with PTSD and alcohol addiction Tyron found a home in the shelter run by the Lakota tribe. Svetlana Bachevanova/The Stand