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Release: Billy Mills Calls for Native American Communities to Be Counted, Reinstate 2020 Census Deadline

Billy Mills Calls for Native American Communities to Be Counted, Reinstate 2020 Census Deadline Running Strong for American Indian Youth delivers 2,027 signatures to Senate leadership to reinstate Census deadline extension WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Olympic Gold Medalist and Running

June E-News

Navajo Nation Relief Supplies Ship Out The Navajo Nation has been the hardest hit of any Native community by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, and is experiencing among the highest per capita rates of confirmed coronavirus cases in the

The Poverty Cycle

Contrary to what many people believe, most tribes are not wealthy from gaming. Two of the five poorest of the United States’ 3,142 counties are located on Indian Reservations. (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012). Many American Indian communities are impoverished, with

American Indian Life

American Indian Life varies from reservation to reservation and from tribe to tribe. Here is a look into two reservations we have worked with since Running Strong for American Indian Youth’s infancy, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and Cheyenne River Sioux

Our Purpose

Running Strong’s involvement reaches far and wide. With our longstanding partnerships in Indian Country, we work to create sustainable change in Native communities. Our focus areas include safe housing, basic needs, culture and language preservation, emergency assistance programs, organic gardens

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