“O God, Do not let those who have no mercy on us rule us”

“O God, Do not let those who have no mercy on us have rule and authority over us” This is one of the prayers of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Aaron Huey: America’s native prisoners of war; Aaron Huey’s effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people — appalling, and largely ignored — compelled him to refocus. Five years of work later, his haunting photos intertwine with a shocking history lesson.

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