February 4, 2011

Pine Ridge Rising: Community-Based Development Project Gets Underway

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Oglala Lakota community leader, Nick Tilsen, envisions a vibrant future for his people. He sees elements of that transformation already in place on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. However, they need stitching together, like a quilt whose diverse and colorful pieces are scattered — unseen and uncelebrated — all over the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s homeland in southwestern South Dakota. “There’s been economic activity around the reservation, but no way to pull it together,” said Tilsen.

Read more at Huffington Post.com

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