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Native American Fashion: Cultural Appreciation vs Cultural Appropriation

Fashion is a language, a signal that tells others who you are and what you represent. However, the fashion industry has for centuries exploited class, race, gender, and the products used in its creati...


Topic: Community Outreach

Native Hope’s 2023 Impact

2023 offered many opportunities for us to impact our community and meet tangible needs on reservations. Because of your support, we were able to change lives and improve circumstances. Thank you for y...

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February 2, 2024



January is Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, created to raise awareness of sex slavery and human trafficking worldwide. Trafficking is a critical problem that all of us at Native Hope are passionate ...

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January 15, 2024



Protect Native Women and Children from Sex Trafficking

In South Dakota, the second Saturday of October, kicks off South Dakota’s annual pheasant season opener, offering access to nearly 4.5 million acres of public land. It is the largest hunting attractio...

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October 5, 2023



The issues surrounding Native American Education

Usually, back-to-school season means excitement for children. Back to school means buying school supplies and new clothes for the school year, plus the benefit of seeing their friends again. However, ...

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August 17, 2023



Human Trafficking at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

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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August 16, 2023



Recognizing Native Organizations on Native Nonprofit Day

RECOGNIZING NATIVE ORGANIZATIONS ON NATIVE NONPROFIT DAY Native American communities have a strong tradition of unity and support, advocating for the progress and well-being of all Indigenous peoples....

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May 12, 2023



Sexual Assault: A Horrifying Reality for Native American Girls

The following post contains mature themes and references. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Imagine growing up in an environment where it is only a matter of time before you experience some sor...

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April 10, 2023



Celebrating Native Women

March is Women's History Month, and March 8 is International Women's Day, so we wanted to highlight inspiring Native American women who have impacted the world around them, both past and present. The ...

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March 7, 2023



Hope Report: October, November, December 2022

Thanks to you, Native Hope continues to create a meaningful impact. The past three months have been filled with many smiles as we continue our important work. "Thank you for your help with Christmas g...

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January 20, 2023



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