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Alternative Breaks: Exploring the Roots of Our Nation: The Oglala Lakota People

A resource to support the education efforts for those people participating in an Alternative Break trip at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio

Trip Description

Participants will gain insight into the lives of the Oglala Lakota by learning about their history, culture, and living conditions on the reservation. Through direct service, participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with members of the tribe. Projects may include building ramps, restoring bunk beds, skirting trailers, and chopping firewood. Additional educational opportunities include evening speakers and tours around the reservation.

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