See how St. Joseph’s Indian School, on the plains of South Dakota, provides the gift of HOPE to Lakota boys and girls.
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Developing the mind, body, heart and spirit of Lakota (Sioux) boys and girls since 1927. Help us continue. Our programs change lives.
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St. Joseph’s students enjoy learning about the museum artifacts.
While visiting St. Joseph’s Indian School and the Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center, you can also enjoy a variety of activities around the state!
To help our students prepare for the next step in their journey, they attend a two-week High School Prep Program during the summer.
Every year, St. Joseph’s incoming eighth-grade class participates in a week-long cultural trip.
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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.
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.
"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.
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.
Our online gift store offers dreamatcher products, greeting cards and more. Your free-will offering directly supports the Lakota children in our care.