Topic: At Risk Issues

The Lakota Magician

Reuben Fast Horse, the Lakota magician, understands the world of creating illusions. He believes that magic holds the key to altering perceptions, and he serves as an amazing teacher. Through a combin...

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Sex Trafficking Is Never in Season

The winds of South Dakota rustle over a vast and colorful landscape housing an abundant variety of wildlife. With so much land untouched, it has become a hunting mecca, attracting over 100,000 hunters...

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Native American Youth Speak Out in the Midst of Crisis

There’s a cry for social justice stirring in the hearts of a generation, yet it’s a cry that is only just starting to be heard: the alarming crisis among Native American youth in the United States. Sa...

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Caring for Our Nation

I thank God I have the opportunity to actually care, not just for Lower Brule but also for our entire nation. It’s time for our people to change our mindset and to break free from all the different ty...

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My Body Is Not a Commodity

“I had this dream...I am not sure when, but I dreamt all of the fencing around the Project SAFE Shelter [Domestic Violence Shelter in Fort Thompson, South Dakota] had fallen—that the wind had come up,...

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2016 Recap: Native Hope Hits the Streets to Combat Sex Trafficking

Native Hope joins a young generation of Native Americans who are rising up and fighting for change. Together we took to the streets of Sturgis, SD, during the annual rally—determined to make a differe...

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Montage of a Victim

Human trafficking enjoys a taboo status in America—and as one trafficking survivor tells Native Hope—there’s no easy way out. She sits agitatedly, flipping her hair—up, down, around, then into a bun—t...

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It's Time to Rally Together to Prevent Sex Trafficking

South Dakota is most recognized for its open ranges, miles of lush farmland, and as the home of 1.2 million acres of the Black Hills National Forest. These same serene rolling hills and towering pines...

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Join Us in The Circle of Hope!

Native Americans today are facing serious challenges as a result of events that happened almost seven generations ago, when our culture and way of life were almost completely destroyed. When such deva...

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