Picture Story: Growing Up on the Reservation

April 18, 2011

By David Walker

© Devin Wagner/Argus Leader

Neleigh Driving Hawk, 3, hangs on the handlebars of her bicycle outsider her home in Lower Brule, S.D., Aug. 11, 2010.

The Best Documentary Project category at the POYi competition favors publishers with the biggest budgets, but a dark horse among the finalists this year was the Argus Leader (circulation about 50,000) of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The paper was in the running for a Web and eight-part print project about the daunting obstacles facing kids growing up on the state’s...

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