Human Resources

The Human Resources Office at Red Cloud Indian School is dedicated to promoting a positive work environment that enables employees to perform at the highest level of achievement and to contribute in meaningful ways to both our organization and our home. Recruitment, development and retention of our staff are key components in enabling Red Cloud to build upon its reputation as an outstanding organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. We depend on our innovative staff and teachers to work together to offer an atmosphere that promotes learning across all our efforts.

For more information about Human Resources and services available to employees at Red Cloud Indian School, please contact

Lisa Swallow, Director of Human Resources
Red Cloud Indian School
100 Mission Drive
Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
605/867-5491 ext. 2213

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Lisa Swallow, joined Red Cloud Indian School in 2014 as the Director of Human Resources. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree from Black Hills State University and is certified as a Lay Counselor. She comes to Red Cloud after working in leadership positions for more than nine years with other faith-based non-profits in the Human Services field.

Lisa finds it inspiring to work with such a devoted group of individuals to ensure future generations of Lakota people can improve their lives and those of their families and their community through a common goal of educating the mind, body and spirit. 

Lisa, is a native-born Californian, yet has spent most of her life with her family in the Black Hills Region and the plains of the Pine Ridge Reservation.  She says, “Coming back, is like coming home”. Lisa and her teenage son look forward to joining Red Cloud Indian School community.