It's hard to grasp the conditions that exist on Indian Reservations in South Dakota.
It's staggering to think such poverty exists not only in our nation, but in our own backyard.
Here are some newspaper articles that will shed light on the hard realities the Lakota children face.
Rapid City Journal — District’s homeless count reaching ‘epidemic’ level
Indian Country Today — Spate of Youth Suicides Shake Pine Ridge Reservation
Keloland Television — Meth’s Impact on South Dakota Reservations
Act now and be part of all St. Joseph’s does to provide HOPE to deserving Lakota (Sioux) children and families: