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Staying Warm on the Reservations

How could it be that in 2014 a woman on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota froze to death when the state has grown from the seventh to the third largest of U.S. crude oil producers? While the death of Debbie Dogskin and the oil boom in North Dakota may seem unrelated, consider […]

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Hypothermia and Frostbite

It’s January here in South Dakota and the temperatures aren’t bad recently, about 30 degrees—but it can get below zero very quickly this time of year. The wind and the air temperature can plummet, especially at night, and make it difficult to stay warm… especially if you rely on propane for heating, or wood for heating. Many […]

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