He is a Runner, He is a Warrior

It is still dark when Waylon rises. As the first rays of sunlight peer over the hills, he ties his shoes, adjusts his headphones, steps out into the dusky morning. He runs mile after mile, reflecting ...

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March Spotlight: Celebrating Native American Women

March is Women’s History Month, and we are excited to highlight and tell the stories of many strong, inspiring Native American women, both past and present, who have made an impact in the world around...

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Native Max Beauty

Our Native American culture is a living, breathing entity. It is a tapestry of tradition and values passed on from generation to generation. Today, many of us are aware of the challenges facing Indian...

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Showcasing Native American Culture at Super Bowl Live Fan Festival

On January 29 and 30, Native Hope Leaders’ Society and Blue Voice Drum Group from Marty Indian School traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to perform at the first ever “Drum Down, Sun Down” event durin...

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Seizing opportunities to educate

On Tuesday and Wednesday, February 20 and 21, Native Hope was given the opportunity to speak at a Rotarian Event and at the ImpactHub in Boston, MA, respectively. Launching her fellowship program, Nik...

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Sexual Assault: A Horrifying Reality for Native American Girls

Imagine growing up in an environment where it is only a matter of time before you experience some sort of sexual assault or violence. For most of us, that would seem absolutely unthinkable. Yet for Na...

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Writing His Own Future: Jatonne's Story

To know Jatonne is to love Jatonne. "Growing up, I always thought there was a certain way people thought I should look…a certain way people thought I should be," he explains. Music has always been his...

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Fellowship: A Valued Connection

The Lakota word “OKOLAKICIYE” [oh – koh – lah – kee – chee – yea] translates to “Fellowship”—something Native Americans hold dear. They built their communities on the idea of “mutual support” and frie...

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Native Hope's Mission: A Voice to Young Native Americans

Recently, Native Hope was recognized by the South Dakota Hall of Fame for it's excellence in addressing the trials and struggles many young Native Americans are facing today. Terry Woster, retired jou...

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