Lisa Ling of Our America on the Oprah Winfrey Network visited the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota to uncover the harsh reality of life for Native American children.
Lakota students eating their meals together. St. Joseph’s campus homes are like family homes - students eat together, do homework and participate in a variety of activities.

While the program did not directly feature St. Joseph’s Indian School, the scenes depicted exist in each of South Dakota’s nine reservations.




St. Joseph’s Indian School offers these precious Lakota children a safe home-away-from-home.
Chelsea is making a cake at St. Joseph's. St. Joseph’s Indian School provides Lakota (Sioux) boys and girls with a safe home-away-from-home to learn and play.

Enrolled by parents or guardians, St. Joseph’s provides everything the youngsters need to learn, grow and make their dreams come true - whether they want to be the first Native American President of the United States or have a career that will support their family and provide a safe home.

Please, watch Our America with Lisa Ling to learn the reality of life on the reservation and join St. Joseph’s Indian School in our mission to help these brave Lakota (Sioux) children and their families overcome the struggles they face each day. Can we count on you, today?


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