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Upon the demise of Braven Glenn, a 17-year-old teenager, in a vehicular crash, the initial information appeared inexplicable to his mother, Blossom Old Bull. Authorities informed her that Glenn was pursued by law enforcement for over speeding, resulting in a direct collision with a locomotive.

 

It consumed several days for Old Bull to discover that the officer trailing her son was employed by a recent indigenous police department overseeing the southeastern Montana reservation: the Crow Nation Tribal Police Department. She visited its principal office situated in a former Subway café searching for clarifications. The premise was vacated. The glass panes had been obscured.

The law enforcement agency had simply disappeared, devoid of any elucidation. The upcoming episode of Reveal, co-produced with Political News correspondent Samantha Michaels, spotlights the extensive quest for explanations that span years.

Post listening to the episode, watch filmmaker Mark Helenowski’s exceptional documentary on the pursuit of responsibility and how the US federal administration habitually disregarded tribal communities

You are encouraged to listen to additional installments of Reveal at PRX