90,000 Native Americans are homeless or live in unsafe and sub-standard housing, and 23 percent of Native families live with low food security.
The Northern Plains Reservation Aid™ (NPRA) Program provides food, water, health products and emergency relief services for Native American Elders, families and children in need living on reservations in the Northern Plains.
A military veteran, Ben is passing down his Lakota values and grandfather's teachings to his daughters.
When asked for gardening advice, Ron had some things to share about Brussels sprouts, squash, zucchini, and corn.
Reservations on the Northern Plains can be bitterly cold and biting winds regularly gust up to 50 mph. Under such conditions, exposed flesh can freeze in less than a minute.
When money for fuel has run out, residents have been known to burn clothing or furniture, or hang blankets at the door and stay in one room, in anxious attempts to stay warm.
Or they may have to make the difficult choice of buying winter fuel or food.Give the Gift of Heat
Myths abound about Native Americans. Do you know the facts? Download this infographic to learn more and share.