Meet The Student Writing Challenge WINNERS!

We challenged Middle School and High School students to write a poem about or a letter to an inspirational woman on the Pine Ridge Reservation, past or present. The entries were scored gender-blind and anonymously by our amazing JUDGES. There will be a separate blog post about the awards ceremonies, which took place on/around International […]

Meet the Judges of our Writing Challenge!

Winners will be announced in the next few days in our Pine Ridge Student Writing Challenge but while you are waiting, we thought we would introduce you to the judges who selected the winners!  The judges were inspired by the entries they received from Middle School and High School students, who wrote letters and poems […]

Backpacks and Smiles: A Report on the Fill-a-Backpack Drive

Backpacks and Smiles Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent Fill A Backpack Drive run by the Lakota Pine Ridge Children’s Enrichment Project (LPRCEP). Over spring break, along with students from Colgate University, I had the honor of distributing your donations to children and Reservation schools. Once again, your collective efforts have made […]