Author Archives: Laura Schad
Ziebach County in South Dakota is not only the poorest county in America, but it is also still recovering from an ice storm that knocked out power almost 2 years ago.
Veteran: David was drafted right after high school into the Marine Corps. He also belonged to the elite group of US Marine Corps World War II Navajo Code Talkers.
Veteran: Calvin recalled receiving “four greetings” from the President of the United States (in the form of military draft letters). It was 1944 and he remembered the bus stopped right in the middle of the highway to gather the new recruits.
Veterans… “I took a vow, a sacred vow.” Protecting family and community is inherit among Native Americans and “respect for relationships is paramount.”