A MAN OF HEALING, A SAGA OF SUFFERING

A MAN OF HEALING, A SAGA OF SUFFERING

Sari Horwitz, Linda Davidson, Casey Capachi, Published on December 28, 2014, Washington Post

Allegations of child sex abuse are complicated by a legal maze in Indian country. 

In WANBLEE, S.D.

He was a world-famous medicine man, a traditional healer and spiritual leader. Followers would travel long distances to this tiny hamlet on the Great Plains to be in his presence and pray in the darkness with him in a sacred sweat lodge.

But Charles Chipps Sr., a medicine man on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, had a dark secret  . . .

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