Our First Americans live in poverty. Suicide is epidemic. Substance abuse is the new normal. See how St. Joseph’s Indian School gives the gift of HOPE every day.
St. Joseph’s Indian School provides hope, education and healing for students like Chance and Jarrod. Help Chance and Jarrod now!
Developing the mind, body, heart and spirit of Lakota (Sioux) boys and girls since 1927. Help us continue. Our programs change lives.
We offer all our services — schooling, housing, food and so much more — for FREE. Tax-deductible donations keep our doors open and provide 200 Native American children safety, education and love.
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The Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center is an educational outreach of St. Joseph’s Indian School. Shop for Indian-made products and discover more about the Lakota (Sioux) culture.
Have you ever checked out our planned giving options? In addition to a tax benefit and/or income for life, you will aid Lakota children for generations to come.
Two quarters a day guarantees a Lakota child receives the needed resources to help break the cycle of poverty, addiction and abuse permeating Indian Country.
"Had it not been for St. Joseph's Indian School I'd still be homeless, being shuffled between family members." Make a difference in a Lakota child’s life!
We accept donations of clothing, soup labels, box tops and more. Learn about the numerous ways you can help a Lakota child at St. Joseph’s.
Our online gift store offers dreamatcher products, greeting cards and more. Your free-will offering directly supports the Lakota children in our care.