The mission of the Lakota YouthStay program is to foster authentic, mutually rewarding and sustainable friendships between Native American youth and people in Eastern Massachusetts with the goal of inspiring hope and creating cultural understanding and awareness.
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Host a Lakota Youth
Develop friendships and learn about Native American culture and history

Connecting 10 to 15-year-olds from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota with hosts in the Greater Boston area for a week of exploration and discovery, building friendships and engagement through shared activities of interest.

Lakota YouthStay 2019 is planned for July 9 to July 18, 2019.

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Help ignite a spark for discovery by hosting a Native American youth for one enriching week
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Explore your interests and expand your horizons in one fun week
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Your donation will help give a Lakota youth a fun week of exploration and discovery in Boston
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