Native Youth Voices on Medium

Below are easy links to the winning entries in our 2015 and 2014 Writing Challenges, as published in Medium, an online Magazine. Also included below are the messages from Lakota Youth who attended the 2014 GameChanger’s Youth Summit. These are the stories of Lakota Youth — in their own words. The 2015 Writing Challenge #WeAreHere #WeAreHere: […]

Top 5 News Stories You Don’t Want to Miss

by LCE Intern Jordan Kolinski It’s Been a Busy Spring! 1.  Summer’s Going To The White House! Summer Montileaux, LCE Youth Board’s Vice Chair in charge of Wellness, received an invitation to represent the Oglala Lakota Nation at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering in July 2015.  Unfortunately, the tribe does not have available funds […]

New York Times Response: A CALL TO ACTION

A message from Our Founder, Maggie Dunne On May 4, 2015 the front page of The New York Times carried a feature article about the 2015 Suicide State of Emergency on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota Youth Suicide Reaches Crisis on Reservation. On May 11, 2015, the New York Times published my Letter to the […]