Perhaps you don’t spend your day rolling around in the dirt, eating a bucket of oats or providing therapy to young students — but doesn’t that sound great!
It’s the life of the equine therapy horses who are lucky to spend their days doing all of this and more! St. Joseph’s is home to seven horses — three regular sized and four mini horses! According to Patty, the Equine Therapy Specialist, each is a very sweet šúŋkawakȟán — horse. Continue reading “A Day in the Life of an Equine Therapy Horse”
St. Joseph’s Indian School recently awarded a total of $90,200 in scholarships to Native American students across the nation for the fall 2020 semester. The school awarded a total of 81 scholarships to 22 alumni, 17 family members of St. Joseph’s Indian School alumni and 42 others enrolled in a federally recognized tribe and pursuing higher education. Continue reading “St. Joseph’s Empowers Native American Students through Scholarship”
The Bookmobile, an outreach of St. Joseph’s Indian School, looked a little different this year.
Normally, the truck and trailer becomes a mini library on wheels that tallies close to 3,000 miles on the road as it moves from place to place. Books are placed on shelves, separated by age and genre, to offer a shopping experience to reservation community members. Hundreds of people stop to visit and take home one, two or an armful of books for themselves and their children.