Oyate Networking / Oyate Teca Project

My name is Rose Fraser, executive Director for the Oyate Teca Project, a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Oyate Teca Project is a native-led non-profit organization located in Kyle, SD. Our mission is to promote the well-being of children and their families through education, health, cultural and recreational programs and activities. We are honored to be recognized for our work. We offer several programs, one is the Medicine Root gardening program which a 9-month gardening program geared at educating our families in growing their own food, becoming self-sufficient, and our cultural program helping our people remember how self-sufficient we once were, we share our elder stories, traditional food gathering and preservation, regalia and start quilt making, and arts & crafts, both programs give the participants an opportunity to become seasonal entrepreneurs, by selling their fresh locally grown produce or art & crafts at our summer farmers markets, we also provide quarterly community events, and summer recreational programs for our youth and their families. Follow us on Facebook: Oyate Teca Project and Medicine Root Farmers Market.

Grantee Information

Website(s): https://www.oyatetecaproject.org/
Year(s) Awarded: 2020