SOBER INDIAN
DANGEROUS INDIAN
A Story of Empowerment Through Sobriety

DAILY MAVERICK

Cape Town Recovery Film Festival: Race, drink and politics – a dangerous mix

‘Sober Indian | Dangerous Indian’ is the politically incorrect story of the unofficial ‘dop’ system on tribal reservations in the USA. Some activists say alcohol abuse keeps Native American people downtrodden, but there are also moves to legalise drinking on the reservations. MARELISE VAN DER MERWE reviews a tricky documentary.

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