John 1:5 "And the Light shines in the darkness..."
"We have a heart for Israel and The Nations"
Pine Ridge Reservation
I lived on the Pine Ridge reservation for 5 years until 2009. I served the Lord and the Oglala Lakota people there at The Oglala Re-Creation and Worship Center in Oglala. The Lord is now leading us to minister in other places.
There are always needs among Native American Ministries. You can visit our "links" page to see more about Native American Ministries. We now live in Jackson Hole, WY.
The Pine Ridge Reservation in Shannon County, South Dakota is said to be the poorest in the United States Population: 36,000 Lakota people, one half of the population is under the age of 18, this figure was given by Indian Health Service Unemployment: Estimates of 73-85% / Per Capita Income: $ 4000 / Life Expectancy: Male-55 (US Average 75) Female 60 (US Average 80) Infant Mortality Rate: Twice the national Average / Diabetic rate: 37% of the population / Alcoholism: 4 million cans of beer (10,958 cans each day) are sold every year in White Clay, Nebraska. This town of fewer than 35 people is 1 mile from the reservation. Alcohol sales are illegal on the reservation. Children in Poverty: 69% of the children on the Pine Ridge Reservation live in poverty.