Sarah Sunshine Manning
“We are focused on creating our own pathway out of poverty by building local skill and leadership capacity, exercising our sovereignty, and creating a space that empowers our commu...
Sarah Eagle Heart
Kristin Butler
Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) has revved up its outreach and networking since Sarah Eagle Heart, Oglala Lakota, came on board as its new chief executive officer in fall 20...
Arrowhead Foods owner Martin Pilcher stands outside of his newly opened grocery store in Whiteclay, Nebraska, near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (Josh Morgan/Rapid City Journal)
Mary Annette Pember
Terry Two Bull’s guacamole is so good that people are willing to lie for it it...
Thunder Valley Community Development Organization is sponsoring a bee hive to support efforts to regenerate a local food system on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (Kristin Butler)
A new bee hive project on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, dubbed “Buffalo Bees”, is intended to revive the tribe's local food system while educating students about ecology, agri...
Sarah Sunshine Manning
“Our vision has to be as big as the challenges we are faced with.” –Nick Tilsen, Oglala Lakota- Executive Director, Thunder Valley CDC Thunder Valley CDC, a non-profit organization...
Richard Walker
The message was an old one, more than seven generations old and seven generations times seven before that, and it was being reaffirmed by Carson Bobb, 8, dancing to his family’s so...
Stephanie Woodard
A South Dakota county fighting the voting-rights lawsuit Poor Bear v. Jackson County has asked the court to dismiss it...
NFL Hall of Famer Randall McDaniel works with athletes at the Pine Ridge Camp. (Jim Waren photo)
Rodney Harwood
Former Pittsburgh linebacker Marv Kellum, who grew up on a farm in south central Kansas, had a heartwarming experience as a guest football camp coach on the Seneca reservation in u...
NFL Hall of Famer Randall McDaniel works with athlets at the Pine Ridge Camp. (Jim Waren photo)
Rodney Harwood
Randall McDaniel stood on the wind-swept South Dakota prairie taking it all in. The streamers fluttered against the fence surrounding the cemetery...
Stephanie Woodard
Last year, a young Native man was found dead in a remote stretch of Arizona desert...