Lakota (Sioux) students at
Lakota (Sioux) children fill our school's 20 homes. Unfortunately, over 100 other American Indian youth are on our waiting list.
To be admitted, children must be of Native American heritage, and be in grades one through 12.
A typical new child in need has the following characteristics:
Diane Sawyer and ABC's 2020 completed a year-long report on reservation living. The program shed some light on the everyday challenges our Lakota boys and girls experience. Watch the video, Hidden America — Children of the Plains now.
But there is hope ... since 1927, St. Joseph’s Indian School has been working with the youngest Native American victims to bring them loving care, a well-rounded education and the hope they need to break free from the misery surrounding them.