Directory of Native American Assistance Programs for South Dakota Reservations
Seven Fires Foundation
Bandon, Oregon; Reno, Nevada; Seattle, Washington
Tammy Van, Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Numerous Lakota projects and assistance programs including
Lakota Project l & II www.lakotaproject.org
Friends of Pine Ridge Reservation
Kyle, South Dakota
Runs scholarship, books, school, and fuel assistance programs for Pine Ridge. Also supports numerous other reservation assistance programs.
Native Indian Heritage Organization
501(c)3 Non-Profit through Wisdom Keepers, Inc.
Rosebud, South Dakota
Bernadette-Sharyle Stover email@example.com
Numerous assistance programs for the Rosebud Reservation.
Indigenous Children of the Americas
Los Angeles, California
Linda Sixfeathers firstname.lastname@example.org
Numerous assistance programs for Pine Ridge children.
Billy Mills Foundation
2550 Huntington Avenue, Suite #200 Alexandria, VA 22303-1499
Winter In Pine Ridge
Numerous assistance programs on Pine Ridge. Also supports other organizations' assistance programs.
East Devon, England
Registered British Non-Profit
Brenda Alpin, Director LewJas@aol.com
Assistance programs for Pine Ridge including heat assistance and travel as well as an ambulance project.
Link Center Foundation
501(c)3 Non-Profit through the National Heritage Foundation (www.nhf.org)
Audrey Link, Director Admin@linkcenterfoundation.com
Heat Assistance program for the reservations of South Dakota; in process of developing a program for employment-development and self-employment initiatives, and a supporter of numerous assistance programs on Pine Ridge and elsewhere.
Jeanne Chadwick, Publisher, Editor and Webmaster, publisher My Two Beads Worth is an American Indian/First Nations/Indigenous, non-profit news enzine, providing news reports and many other special features online since 2000. Also a supporter of other organizations' assistance programs for reservations throughout the continental US.
Eagle Butte, South Dakota
Tamra Brennan, Editor and Director tamra@NDNnews.com
Internet News on Native American Issues and Causes. Supporter of other organizations' NA assistance programs.
501(c)3 Non-Proft through the National Heritage Foundation (www.nhf.org)
Gina Boltz, Director and Editor email@example.com
NA Internet News and award-winning educational resource website for Native youth, teens, adults, families, educators, and schools. Also, a supporter of other organizations' assistance and/or educational programs throughout North America.
Pathways to Spirit, Inc
Fort Collins, Colorado
Carmeen Klausner, Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Numerous assistance programs for Pine Ridge and Rosebud including clothing, heat, mobile homes, and a new children's library and museum for the Porcupine District of Pine Ridge
Web of Life Enterprises, Inc.
J. Porter Selman email@example.com
Works to raise funds and good for numerous Rosebud programs. Then, channels the funds and goods through NIHO (Native Indian Heritage Organization www.geocities.com/sniho2000)
Wambli Ho, Voice of the Eagles
Wambli Ho News
Colorado Non-Profit (no 510(c)3 yet)
Stephanie M. Schwartz, Volunteer Editor SilvrDrach@aol.com or WambliHoNews@aol.com
NA Internet News organization with an annual toy drive for the Porcupine District of Pine Ridge. Also, a supporter of other organizations' assistance programs for Pine Ridge.
If you are aware of any other assistance programs that help with funding for heating, elders or other assistance programs on the reservations, please email me details and info.
A special thank you to everyone that contributed to the beginning stages of this list!
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*Thank you to
Native American Issues and Causes
and to Tamra (Wolf Lady) of http://www.ndnnews.com/