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Your Photography is helping the youth of our Native American Indians

We have partnered with the following Native American Indian Schools. A portion of your photography contract
will be donated in your name to a school of your choice. You can be part of a good dream that is caught in their dream catcher!

Visit their web sites to find out more about the mission of each school.

In addition to educational programs St. Francis Mission has developed programs that support the development
of strong self-esteem and self-value. Two such programs are the Youth Employment Training Program and Body,
Mind & Soul. The Y.E.T. program, as it is known locally, provides much needed work experience and the practice
of work ethic by employing youth ages 13-17 in the various departments of St. Francis Mission during the summer months.
Besides offering knowledge in unique areas such as Museum artifact preservation and DJ experience at
Radio Station KINI, the program provides for other opportunities like CPR training and spiritual development.

The mission of The Red Cloud Indian Schools is to provide a quality education from kindergarten through high school to the Native American
children on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The educational process at Red Cloud Indian School attempts to give lakota students the skills they
need to compete in the larger society while retaining the traditional values and culture of the Lakota heritage. Course work includes a basic
educational curriculum (Math, Science, History, etc.) as well as courses in ethics, religion, Lakota culture, Lakota religion, and Lakota language.

Established in 1884, St. Labre Indian School offers an unforgettable cultural, historical, and educational experience.
Today, St. Labre Indian School offers preschool through high school education for Crow and Northern Cheyenne children.
Combined enrollment at all three campuses is nearly 700 children and continues to grow.

Since 1927, St. Joseph's Indian School has provided care and education for Native American boys and girls.
St. Joseph's Indian School's stated mission is to provide for the basic welfare of children
(food, clothing and medical care) with special emphasis on the spiritual, emotional and educational
development of each child, while respecting their culture and heritage.

St. Bonaventure Mission serves the Navajo (Diné) living on the Eastern Navajo Nation.
In addition to operating a tuition-free school, St. Bonaventure Mission provides extensive human services for those living in poverty.
The Mission also operates a thrift store and is a major local employer.

Saint Michael Indian School was founded in 1902 by Mother Katherine Drexel of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament.
The school is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.
It is a member of the National Catholic Education Association and the Diocese of Gallup Catholic School System.
St. Michael Indian School provides students from local Native American communities with a quality education that is rooted in Catholic values,
is sensitive to Native heritage, teaches leadership skills, and enables students to contribute in a culturally diverse world.

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