Tag Archives: poverty
One man has witnessed first-hand many of the same struggles Native Youth face today, and has found a way to give back, and to give hope: Adam Beach. Perhaps best known for his role as Victor in the film, “Smoke Signals,” Adam Beach is an actor, producer and composer. An inspiration to many, Beach is a […]
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.
With poverty, day-to-day challenges seem larger than life… This video from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development explains how poverty creates symptoms that are pervasive and compounded across every area of life.
Helen provides a video that discusses Food Insecurity especially on the Native American reservations.
The top 10 reasons to give to National Relief Charities this #GivingTuesday.
Some Native American tribes are successful in growing their economic independence, but only 3 of the about 65 reservations that National Relief Charities serve are included in that group. There is much need on the reservations that we serve.
Andrew discusses the impact that the sequestration has on the Indian Health Services and the health care that American Indians were promised.
Murray discusses the effects of the sequester on Native American education and the funds designated for reservation schools.
Huskie is one of those people you wish everyone could meet. He lives in a contemporary Hogan in the Spider Rock community, through a maze of rutted out dirt ways several miles off the Canyon de Chelly road. Huskie is 80 years old. He has no transportation. He still cooks for himself but on the […]
Kelly discusses the ways that people can help the Native American people and address the problems that they face.