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RELEASE: Running Strong for American Indian Youth and Oyate Teca Project Announce Construction of New Community Center in Kyle, South Dakota

Running Strong for American Indian Youth to fund 19,000 square feet expansion WASHINGTON, DC – The Oyate Teca Project and Running Strong for American Indian Youth have announced the launch of their plans to construct the Oyate Ta Kolu Ku

Rose Fraser, Field Coordinator & Oyate Teca Director, Receives a 2018 MIT Solve Fellowship!

Congratulations Rose! A hearty congratulations goes out to Running Strong for American Indian Youth® field staffer Rose Fraser, executive director the Oyate Teca Project, who is one of the six inaugural Oceti Sakowin Solve Fellows who will each receive a $10,000 grant. The Oyate Teca Project, located on the Pine Ridge Indian

May 2021 E-News: Oyate Ta Kola Ku Community Center, Virtual Dreamstarter Academy, Medicine Root Gardening, and more!

2021 Dreamstarter Academy In early 2020, Running Strong for American Indian Youth announced our sixth class of Dreamstarters: 10 Native youth from across the country to receive $10,000 each to follow their dreams, all unique projects united under 2020’s theme

Running Strong and Food Sovereignty: Organic Home Gardens, Summer Youth Feeding Program, Smart Sacks, and more

At Running Strong for American Indian Youth® alleviating food insecurity throughout Indian Country, particularly on reservations such as the Pine Ridge and Cheyenne River Sioux Indian reservations, is among our primary missions. That includes supporting gardening programs, such as the

2019 Dreamstarters “Never in the history of the United States has the need for our Tribal governments, state governments and our Federal government along with our market place to come together and collectively choreograph our journey into the horizon of our

Giving Tuesday

Throughout the year, Running Strong distributes the necessities of a healthy life – backpacks filled with school supplies to help kids excel in school, winter coats and boots to keep kids warm during the winter, and dental kits to improve

Youth Support

Native American youth are often fighting a silent battle, where decades of systemic injustices and generational trauma have resulted in tangible disadvantages such as lack of community and substandard public schooling prospects. However, Native American youth are some of the

Organic Gardens & Food

Due to many complicating factors, including remoteness and geographic isolation, many Native American communities on reservations live without consistent access to high quality grocery stores and fresh fruits and vegetables.  As a result, food scarcity, obesity and diabetes have become

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