FEATURE STORY: Students Celebrate Earth Day with Environmental Science Fair

The school welcomed students from across the reservation to Red Cloud's Earth Day celebration and environmental science fair. Representatives from local organizations such as Badlands National Park, the Museum of Geology, The Heritage Center's Education Department, Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation and Lakota Solar Enterprises attended the day-long event that allowed students to learn about their environment and opportunities for pursuing careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields.

WATCH the coverage on CBS News!


Click HERE to see Education Week's comprehensive piece on Education in Indian Country.

Click HERE to read the Rapid City Journal's piece on Red Cloud's K-12 Lakȟóta language curriculum.


Click HERE to watch 20/20 special "Hidden America: Children of the Plains".

Click HERE to see the Pine Ridge Community Storytelling Project from National Geographic.