Help Save Lakota Babies' Lives

Deaths among Oglala Lakota babies are the highest in the USA. Healthy Start, a program that helps prevent these deaths desperately needs a home.
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$12,205USD
raised of $25,650 goal
48%
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This campaign started on Dec 11 and closed on February 21, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on February 21, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    A personal thank you email.

    27 claimed

  • $25USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    Thank you and special mention on the Healthy Start Facebook page.

    47 claimed

  • $50USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    Digital photo of a Lakota person or landscape by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Deanne Fitzmaurice. www.deannefitzmaurice.com

    24 claimed

  • $100USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    2 digital photos of either Lakota people or landscapes by Pulitzer Prize photojournalist, Deanne Fitzmaurice. www.deannefitzmaurice.com

    11 claimed

  • $250USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    Printed photo of a Lakota person or landscape by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Deanne Fitzmaurice. www.deannefitzmaurice.com

    2 claimed

  • $500USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    2 printed photos of Lakota people of landscapes by Deanne Fitzmaurice.

    1 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    Four Direction Medicine Wheel made of porcupine quill in the 4 sacred colors of the Lakota (represent the 4 races of mankind.) These are given to mark a major accomplishment in one's life. (hand-made by Lakota artist)

    1 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Dinner With History!

    Have dinner with two of Chief Red Cloud's direct descendants, Henry Red Cloud and Roberta Ecoffey, both Oglala Lakota. Hear stories passed down through the generations while you tour Henry's extraordinary Lakota Solar Enterprises. Both Henry and Roberta are two of the finest people I've had the pleasure of meeting. All expenses must be paid to and from the Pine Ridge Reservation, including the dinner!

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $3,000USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    Gorgeous, hand-made star quilt wall-hanging by Frieda Big Road, Oglala Lakota. Ms. Big Road will make the quilt with the colors of your choice. (approximately 5' x 7')

    0 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Sacred Hoop of Caring People

    Lakota star quilt for either a queen or king-size bed by Freida Big Road, who is a descendant of Chief Red Cloud. After there were no more buffalo the Lakota began making these quilts, which are used as the most special of all gifts. Designed in colors of your choice. Also, your name will go on the Healthy Start Winter Count (a buffalo hide with images depicting significant times and people in its (new Healthy Start building) history) will show your name as a donor.

    0 claimed

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