Ruthann Yellow Earring lives in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Eagle Butte. Kids call it “The  Dark side” due to lack of street lights , fights, drunks loitering in the streets and domestic abuse.

 

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"Secretiveness is especially common among welfare recipients, almost all of whom have non-welfare income that they conceal from the welfare departments."

- Making Ends Meet: How Single Mothers Survive Welfare and Low-Wage Work, by Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein

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