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Indian Country Today Article

on Jan 9, 2017 in Blog

Please check out this article on the Indian Country Today Media Network to read more! Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills has just announced the second class of American Indian youth to receive $10,000 Dreamstarter grants for projects that help them bring their dreams to life. Each of the 10 Dreamstarter recipients, all American Indian youth under 30, will work with a community nonprofit on an arts or cultural project supported by Running Strong for American Indian Youth. “I am amazed and humbled by our incredibly accomplished class of young artists and cultural leaders,” said Mills, who grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. “My Native culture gave me the courage and strength of spirit to dream my Olympic dream. Native art and culture is vital to vibrant, rich, thriving Native...

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