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For American Indian reservations, progress toward economic development, infrastructure and social change often comes in small increments but adds up to big gains over time. Here are 5 points of progress weâ€™ve seen in recent years for the tribes in our service area…
Besides the Navajo Code Talkers, do you know about the veterans from other tribes that served as code talkers?
The rate of suicide among American Indians/Alaskan Natives aged 15-34 is 2.5 times higher than the national average.
It’s January 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 of us simply can turn […]
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.