Tag Archives: Pine Ridge Reservation

Native American Film Series: “Rez Bomb”

The Native American film, “Rez Bomb,” is a tale of love and crises on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The story features Native American actors and centers around an unlikely couple, a young Lakota woman and a young man from an affluent white family.

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Firewood Collaboration, Tecumseh Style

National Relief Charities worked together with the South Dakota National Guard and U.S. Forest Service to deliver over 535 cords of wood to the Crow Creek and Cheyenne River reservations.

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Legalizing Alcohol on Pine Ridge

A nation has come to a fork in the road ahead… For the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, two paths lie directly in front of them. One path looks vaguely familiar. It is the path of continued prohibition of alcohol on the reservation since 1889. Some members argue that alcohol is not […]

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Wounded Knee for Sale: Update

The land where the massacre of Wounded Knee occured is up for sale by a private individual. He had offered the land to the Oglala Sioux Tribe who did not purchase it due to the inflated asking price and other reasons. Learn more.

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Childhood Obesity Calls for a Strong Response

National Relief Charities takes steps to address the problem of childhood obesity.

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Reservation Series: Pine Ridge

A short history and look at the culture for the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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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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Winter Risk for Elders

During environmental emergencies, disasters, and harsh winters on the reservations, Native American Elders are especially at risk.

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20/20 on the Pine Ridge Reservation

The Pine Ridge Reservation comes to light with Diane Sawyer on 20/20, ABC News.

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World Red Cross Red Crescent Day

The Red Cross provides humanitarian and disaster relief wherever and whenever it’s needed – and today is World Red Cross Red Crescent Day. This film shows the history of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement from Henry Dunant and the Battle of Solferino through to today. World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is intended to recognize worldwide efforts toward disaster […]

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