Author Archives: Kelly Gibson

TOMS Shoes: Remembering Native Americans

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.”

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TOMS Shoes Giving Partners

National Relief Charities partners with TOMS shoes to provide new shoes to the Native American children in the United States.

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TOMS Giving More Shoes in the USA

TOMS is giving more shoes in the USA, with National Relief Charities, their domestic Giving Partner for American Indian reservations.

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26 Seconds, “Be More”

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.

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A Chronicle on Poverty’s Chill

Poverty’s chill takes its toll and adds to winter risk. Chronicle of Philanthropy asks one participant how NRC helps with winter services.

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“The Poorest Counties in America”

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 […]

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Giving Thanks Daily

The Native Americans gave thanks daily not just once a year.

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Stereotypes: “Indian Time”

Another view on the stereotypes of Native Americans and “Indian Time”.

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Elouise Cobell, for the Next Generation

Elouise Cobell represented the Native Americans in major social change and has passed away.

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20/20 on Pine Ridge, Hopeful

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 […]

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