Tag Archives: Pine Ridge

Native Americans Giving Back: Chaske Spencer

Inspiring a belief in a brighter future and shining a light on a path to change is no small undertaking but one Native American celebrity has taken it on:  Chaske Spencer. Lakota Sioux, Chaske Spencer (pronounced Chess-kay) was born in Oklahoma and grew up on reservations in Montana and Idaho. Breaking the mold by being […]

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An Interview with Dana Lone Hill

“It takes a thousand voices to tell a single story,” but sometimes a single voice can tell a story too.  Native American author Dana Lone Hill is one of those voices and now is your chance to win an autographed copy of her new book, “Pointing With Lips.” Hurry, the contest ends October 16! For […]

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An Interview with Dana Lone Hill

A powerful voice from Indian country, Dana Lone Hill recently released her first novel, “Pointing With Lips,” which is set on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Check back this fall for more information about our book contest and giveaway!! In the meantime, Dana granted us an interview to share with readers everywhere. This Lakota author is […]

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President Obama Visits the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

President Obama and the First Lady will be visiting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to meet with tribal leaders and Native youth about the poverty they face and to announced new initiatives related to tribal economies and education.

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Native American Film Series: “Skins”

Skins is as close to experiencing life on Pine Ridge, while also doing justice to the people and culture it represents.

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Making Life More “Bearable” through Animal Welfare

ROAR — Rescue Operation for Animals of the Reservation — supports immediate and long-term needs related to animal welfare, community education and related community health risk. ROAR is a program of National Relief Charities.

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Native American Film Series: “Imprint”

The Native American movie, “Imprint,” was mainly filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Some would call it a “supernatural” story. Yet, to think of it in only that way would be missing out on its deeper meaning. It’s about a journey we all need to take sometimes.

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Alcohol: It’s Different for Native Americans

Alcohol is perhaps the greatest enemy Native Americans as a whole have ever faced, connected to many of the social ills on the reservations.

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Infant Mortality on Pine Ridge

The infant mortality rate on the Pine Ridge reservation is 300% higher than the national average.

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A Perspective on TOMS Shoes for the Rez

Andrew shares the impact the TOMS partnership is with NRC and the children on the reservations.

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