Please give a warm welcome to the founding members of the Lakota Children’s Enrichment Youth Advisory Board pictured with founder Maggie Dunne!
From Left: Mikala Marrufo, Colton Sierra, Laydeanne Young BullBear, Bobby Pourier, Deondra Tyon, Keith Martinez (board chair), Jetta Tobacco, Emily Janis, Maggie Dunne, Justice Lone Hill (volunteer), Wasu Janis
(not pictured: Summer Montileaux)
If you don’t see your district represented, then please apply to become a Youth Advisory Board Member today at firstname.lastname@example.org or nominate someone from your community. Become part of a youth group that implements new projects across the Pine Ridge Reservation!
CHECK OUT THE BLOGPOST: http://lakotakids.blogspot.com/2013/08/lakota-childrens-enrichment-welcomes.html
How will you reach your dreams and goals? What messages inspire you?
Pictured are just some of the take-away messages from participants at the Lakota Children’s Enrichment Game Changers Youth Summit on August 7th in Kyle, SD.
Full report and more messages coming soon!
Get Involved TODAY. Learn. Care. Act.
We are a volunteer based group and we have teams all over the world that participate in our efforts…
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Native Sun News: Pine Ridge Reservation feels pain of sequester
The Red Cloud-Bissonette family needs a new trailer. Frank, who is disabled, and Norma, his wife, are members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe who live on the sprawling grasslands of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Despite their constant efforts to patch the seams of one of their trailers that was hauled here in 1988, rot and mold continue to climb up the walls.
Don’t forget to sign our petition!! Help stop this injustice!
How Indian Land Has Depleted
3 Myths About Native Americans That Need to Be Put to Rest
As a mixed-race indigenous woman, I’ve had to dispel quite a few myths about what it means to be Native American in this day and age. Many of these myths are used to either insult me, my community, and my family, whether knowingly or unknowingly; or exoticize me (really, I am not amused when you say I look like Pocahontas).
Help make a difference for the group that will suffer most from this sequester. Don’t forget to share, or Congress won’t see it!
Will an Oglala Lakota Doctor Become the Next U.S. Surgeon General?
Dr. Donald Warne, Oglala Lakota, sees his nomination to serve as U.S. Surgeon General as an opportunity—not for himself personally, but rather to bring American Indian health issues to the forefront of national consciousness.
Purdue Prez Says Telling History of America’s Genocides “Execrable”
Former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels came under fire last week when The Associated Press uncovered a slew of emails relating to the use of Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States in Indiana schools.