Happy Earth Day, our Organic Gardens program staff has been working hard to prepare the soil and plant seeds that will provide the opportunity for American Indian children and families to grow their own fresh vegetables! We know how important programs like Can Wigmunke (The Rainbow Tree) are in isolated reservation communities, where grocery stores can be expensive, and very far away – the transportation alone can cost $50!
An overview of the latest news related to American Indian communities. Native peoples and ranchers come to the capital to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. New VAWA rules tested with crucial first prosecution.
A couple of weeks ago the Running Strong Headquarter Office was able to meet with our field staff. The staff from our field office at Pine Ridge Tipi Waste was among our out of town visitors. We had the pleasure to hear first hand about one of Running Strong’s many programs, the Heat Match Program.