Author Archives: Kelly Gibson
NRC and TOMS Shoes were able to provide a new pair of shoes to the youth on the Native American reservations addressing the need for shoes as well as the need to not be “left behind.”
National Relief Charities partners with TOMS shoes to provide new shoes to the Native American children in the United States.
TOMS is giving more shoes in the USA, with National Relief Charities, their domestic Giving Partner for American Indian reservations.
Rosebud Reservation students join in to rally against high school drop out. Native American students have a higher dropout rate than many other minority groups.
Poverty’s chill takes its toll and adds to winter risk. Chronicle of Philanthropy asks one participant how NRC helps with winter services.
This morning MSN.com highlighted an article that identifies, and then briefly describes, the 15 poorest counties in the United States. I was troubled to see that, again this year, my home state of South Dakota had a number of counties in the top 10. In fact, South Dakota is home to the 3 poorest counties in […]
The Native Americans gave thanks daily not just once a year.
Another view on the stereotypes of Native Americans and “Indian Time”.
Elouise Cobell represented the Native Americans in major social change and has passed away.
In our last blog post we encouraged you to watch the “Children of the Plains” TV show on ABC’s 20/20. It was encouraging to see Diane Sawyer shed light on so many issues that we work to address on the reservation on a daily basis. If you missed it, you can watch it here. I thought […]