MY YOUTHSTAY EXPERIENCE BY Tsenesa Ducheneaux

Tsenesa Ducheneaux emáčiyapi.  Canté wasté napé čiyuzapelo. Ina wayé kin Tawa ečiyápi. Ate wayé kin Heath ečiyápi. Pejuta Haka emátahan. Mahpiya Luta el wablawa. My name is Tsenesa Ducheneaux. I [...]

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  Maiden voyage approaches for Medford Lakota Youthstay program Lakota YouthStay to return to Medford next summer Lakota Youthstay to hold benefit, silent auction Lakota YouthStay returns to [...]

Lakota Youth Stay program and the amazing Eliot Johnson and J. Street Blues Band

The West Medford Community Center offers a monthly series called “First Friday Words and Music”. This is an ongoing program held on the first Friday of each month from 8pm – 10:30pm. [...]

My YouthStay Experience by Jewelia LeBeau

My experience in Boston was fun and exciting. I had a great time and Joy and Bruce were so nice and I’m very thankful to them for everything they’ve done to get us to Boston to have a great [...]

A Lakota Youth Week by Loren Gomez, Host Family

Reflections on a Week with Lakota Youth It took the most part of a day to get my house back in order. Piles of laundry, sweeping sand off of the floors, restocking the kitchen shelves from [...]

Lakota YouthStay Trip to Pine Ridge 2018

by Bruce Roberts Our 7th annual trip to the Pine Ridge reservation was a great success.   We were joined this year by volunteers, Theresa Racicot and Mike Denton, who stayed with us at Re-member, [...]

Lakota YouthStay Receives 2018 Haystack Award

The Justice and Witness Council of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ presents the annual Haystack Award in recognition of exemplary work in the area of justice and [...]

2018 Tipi-Raising & Painting Art Project Participants

Meet the Event Facilitators!! Lakota Cultural presenters Darrell Red Cloud Darrell Red Cloud is the 5th Blood Descendent of the great Lakota Chief RED CLOUD of the Oglala Lakota people.  Darrell [...]

Making Connections – Summer 2016

The “rollout” of the Lakota YouthStay Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Summer 2016. At the Parade! We drove hurriedly along the gravel backroads of Nebraska to get to Pine Ridge [...]