South Dakota State facilities are the new Indian Boarding SchoolsLakota leaders agree on the total solution: tribal foster care programs, run by Lakota, for Lakota. However, we need your help to start the process before time runs out! If we do not seize this opportunity, we may have to start from scratch with new federal and state appointees.
Lakota children are ten times more likely than their White counterparts to be forced into state foster care, and 90% of them are illegally placed with White families.
With your help, these children will no longer endure the state's culturally biased foster care system. New programs set up within the tribes will be funded through a direct federal relationship, allowing Lakota families to heal and thrive, and creating decent paying jobs in the very poorest communities in the United States. CONTINUE READING