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Category Archives: Humanitarian

Native Video Series: Legacy of the Reservation System

Helen shares a video about the formation of the Indian reservation system and the legacy it left in its wake.

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Native American Film Series: “Skins”

Skins is as close to experiencing life on Pine Ridge, while also doing justice to the people and culture it represents.

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Native American Scholarships: Beyond 4.0 and Financial Need

American Indian Education Foundation provides scholarships to Native American students.

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Feinstein Annual $1M Giveaway

National Relief Charities is proud to participate in the Feinstein Annual $1M Giveaway and Campaign to End Hunger.

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Native Chiefs & Leaders: Chief Joseph

Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Tribe is known for his famous quote: “From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.” But, why did he say this? Read more in this Native Chiefs & Leaders series…

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Native Video Series: “Indian Education”

Native American students face many obstacles in achieving an education.

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Native American Film Series: “Imprint”

The Native American movie, “Imprint,” was mainly filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Some would call it a “supernatural” story. Yet, to think of it in only that way would be missing out on its deeper meaning. It’s about a journey we all need to take sometimes.

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Poverty Line or Breaking Point?

With poverty, day-to-day challenges seem larger than life… This video from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development explains how poverty creates symptoms that are pervasive and compounded across every area of life.

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Native American Chiefs & Leaders Series: Pontiac

Chief Pontiac was an Ottawa leader who united tribes in the Great Lakes region to fight against the British. He was the mastermind behind the plan for “Pontiac’s War” in 1763-64 and Pontiac stood for what was right, no matter the cost.

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Native Video Series: “Don’t Get Sick after June”

The Indian Health Service (I.H.S.) is not a welfare program but a treaty obligation. The I.H.S. routinely runs out of funds mid-year limiting reservation healthcare to “life or limb” emergencies.

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