What We Do

Building a sustainable future that will empower Indigenous Peoples to create change consistent with our Lakȟóta and Dakȟóta values

Community Development

Programs

Affordable Housing
Business Incubation
Workforce Development
Building Financial Capabilities

Projects

Wité (School/Training Center)
Thiyáta & Thiyúha (Housing)
Land Acquisition
Solar Industry

Impact

Create Jobs
Provide Housing
Build Assets
Build Economy

FOOD SOVEREIGNTY

Programs

Community Gardens (Indoor/Outdoor)
Hunting & Fishing
Gathering (Plants & Medicines)
Buffalo Herd Development

Projects

Meat Processing
Wité (School Gardens)
GPS Mapping of Traditional Plants, Foods, and Herbs
Fishery Developments

Impact

Access to Healthy Food
Improving Health
Improving Ecosystem
Preserve Cultural Knowledge & Practices

Youth Development

Programs

Indigenous Parenting
Fatherhood/ Motherhood
Mentorship
Youth Organizing

Projects

Expanding Cultural History & Teachings
Organizing Empowerment (Youth Solutions Support)
Youth Engagement Events
Seasonal Youth/Health Activities

Impact

Increase Youth Confidence
Youth Access to Mobility
Improve Health
Wellness & Healing

Language and Culture

Programs

Dakȟóta/ Lakȟóta Summer Institute
Immersion Nest School
Cultural Keepers
Regenerating Dakȟóta/ Lakȟóta Education

Projects

Cultural & Traditional Knowledge Documentation
Mapping of Traditional Knowledge
Cultural & Language Curriculum
Connection of Language & Culture

Impact

Improve Education
Save Dakȟóta/ Lakȟóta Language
Retain Indigenous Knowledge
Empower Identity

Partner Initiatives and Fiscal Sponsorship

Programs

Horse Therapy & Returning Sitting Bull/Hunkpapa Nakota Horses
Montessori Dakȟóta/Lakȟóta Institute Pilot Program
Traditional Lab Community Food Network
Dakȟóta/Lakȟóta Immersion Nest

Projects

Training Innovative Cultural Practices
Traditional Foods
Šuŋg Naǧí Kičhí Ókhižu (Becoming One With the Spirit of the Horse)
Language Revitalization

Impact

Support Partner Initiatives
Expand Community Network
Empower Innovators & Doers
Create New Pathways

Standing Rock CDC

Empowering Indigenous Peoples to create change consistent with Lakȟóta and Dakȟóta values.

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