Tag Archives: Pine Ridge
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 […]
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.
Skins is as close to experiencing life on Pine Ridge, while also doing justice to the people and culture it represents.
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.
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.
Alcohol is perhaps the greatest enemy Native Americans as a whole have ever faced, connected to many of the social ills on the reservations.
The infant mortality rate on the Pine Ridge reservation is 300% higher than the national average.
Andrew shares the impact the TOMS partnership is with NRC and the children on the reservations.