:-). @franz: Thanks so much good pal...I really appreciate it - a real surprise :-) we are back in Vermont until Monday <3. 3 And yet another source states that her was also listed with a birthdate in 1864. I said to myself "This HAS to be a Native American or First Nations phrase". But in the midst of such economic despair, there are youth across the reservation who are breaking through the hopelessness with huge dreams and powerful stories. Now Alaina has to face tough choices about her next steps, unsure of whether or not she can follow her dreams.Twelve-year-old Louise Clifford loves reading and math, and is learning how to speak Lakota. Viewing services for 72-year old Sharon Clifford will be Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD, with Waylon Jealous of Him officiating and traditional Lakota Services by Ms Darla Black @Gérard Beullac: Hi Gerard - Thank you VERY much :-), HI EVERYBODY - BARBARA AND I JUST ARRIVED AT OUR DAUGHTER, AMY'S HOUSE, HERE IN VERMONT. Unfortunately, the Oglala Lakota on Pine Ridge now live amidst levels of poverty that rival those of the third world. This site contains links to other web sites that may be of interest to you. BroadwayHD's November Lineup - A KILLER PARTY, HEDWIG, and More!
Diane Sawyer travels to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation where some of the proudest Americans, living in unthinkable conditions, refuse to be defeated: a young girl filled with "American Idol" dreams, yet facing a life-changing reality; a high school quarterback whose strength and spirit knows no bounds; a magical little girl filled with hope. A beautiful photo, Denny! The report was honored with several awards including a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, an Emmy Award, and the 2008 Casey Medal from the Journalism Center on Children & Families. what a personality this girl is demonstrating - i hope she'll be able to preserve her strength despite her predicaments! Alaina Clifford is a bright, well-spoken 18-year-old cheerleader, singer and actress, known for having the best singing voice at Little Wound High School. If you would like to read about this report and the young girl of this same name, (she would be about 15 by now), feel free to click on the link below...Here, below, I have included a short exerpt from the story about Louise Clifford, an incredible young Lakota (Sioux) girl from South Dakota. and bravo for your award =) The children and teens profiled on the show, meanwhile, have been flooded with messages of support since the special aired. Very well deserved! Robert Looks Twice, 13, the star student with hopes of becoming the nation's first Native American president, has already amassed more than 1,000 potential voters thanks to a Facebook fan page that someone established for him over the weekend. @Julie L. Brown: Hi julie - Thank you so much -I hope you have been oing well - sorry to have missed you so often! 47% of individuals on Pine Ridge are living below the federal poverty level, 65%-80% of the adults are unemployed, and rampant alcoholism and an obesity epidemic combine with underfunded schools to help make it a rough place to grow up. Ms. Sawyer and her team of producers then spent two years in the hills of Appalachia reporting the February 2009 special "A Hidden America: Children of the Mountains," which won a Peabody Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. superb job with the colours and the light and the dof and the compo and ... and ... and ..., too ;-)), @franz: I owe it all to Snapseed by NIK and a little bit of iPhoto and Aperture....very little to Denny...just the pushing of the shutter and the love of wheat as do you! Beautiful fields of gold that you've captured here!! Even in a wind storm, I’ll never fall over.”, http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2011/10/lakota-sioux-girl-stands-against-the-wind/, - " We do not move forward from a middle opinion, which is undemocratic but mediocratic. For over a year, as she has done with the poverty-stricken children from parts of Appalachia and Camden, New Jersey, Sawyer and her team followed young fighters and dreamers, this time from the Lakota Indian Tribe in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, living in The Shadows of Mount Rushmore.
The crews also met Louise Clifford, 12, who survived a suicide attempt at age 11 and is leaning on teachers and her spirituality as she struggles with an unstable home life. Alaina is dating athlete and star student Montana Sierra, who graduated from the only private school on the reservation, Red Cloud Indian School, with a free ride to college from the prestigious Millennium Gates Scholarship and a dream to be an architect. . Tashina wants to grow up to be a cop, a career choice inspired by her mother, who works long hours as a security guard at the reservation’s casino 45 minutes away. Little Tashina Iron Horse is only five years old but has a huge personality - chatty and vivacious, a bubbly student in her kindergarten class, and a tiny but talented pow-wow dancer. He lives with his grandmother, uncle and eight cousins, and helps feed his family with his pow-wow prize money. Viewers have also called the school of 6-year-old, Tashina Iron Horse, the exuberant pow wow dancer who kept her spirit in the face of tragedy, to ask what they can do to keep the young girl smiling. 2 She was the daughter of Henry Clifford. The Lakota West secondary has two junior studs in Alex Afari and Ohio State commit, Jayaire Brown. Fantastic image Denny! @CElliottUK: Thank you so much :-) This is so kind! It's at How Incredible!.....The connections between our memory and our soul are amazing communicators! Their contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not represent the official views or policies of the Children's Bureau. Now let's harvest ;), @[email protected]: Thank you so much dear friendI would break bread with yoou any time :-) Hugs to you :-). And When I did, sure enough, I bounced onto an ABC television web post from a few years ago that I actually remembered seeing. Congratulations on the Spotlight Denny! Another source states that her was also listed with a birthdate in 1863. Lovely view and colours tonality !!!
Louise Clifford, a young Lakota girl (11 years at the time) courageously open up about her struggle in Pine Ridge, SD and the people fighting against decades of neglect from the US Government. We advance from a creative passion "- (Edgar Morin). that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy." Had a feeling about this one - well done! I love the warm light and how well you filled the frame! What have we derived from these two acts other than hatred, fear, prejudice, mistreatment, and an entire culture and group of cultures who continue to be disregarded and mistreated while politicians in our "Congress" bicker over things that really do not make any difference at all other than for those who already HAVE....The entire ""reservation concept was a mess from the start and it only wound up being a good idea if one wanted to completely forget about the people affected...Put them out of sight and out of mind....and THAT is exactly what has happened. Diane Sawyer traveled to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation where some of the proudest Americans, living in unthinkable conditions, refuse to be defeated -- a young girl filled with "American Idol" dreams, yet facing a life-changing reality; a high school quarterback whose strength and spirit knows no bounds; a magical little girl filled with hope. I WILL GET TO ALL OF YOU AS SOON AS I CAN :-) THANKS EVERYONE <3 DENNY, excellent picture, i like it 47% of individuals on Pine Ridge are living below the federal poverty level, 65%-80% of the adults are unemployed, and rampant alcoholism and an obesity epidemic combine with underfunded schools to help make it a rough place to grow up. A very fine image and wonderful words here, Denny . Have a nice day. a wonderful story and a suitably wonderful photo! A once-mighty people desperately trying to hold on, Sawyer finds that even with all of its grinding poverty and alcoholism, it's a place from which warriors can still rise. As for Clifford's take, "Lakota West has the best secondary we've seen and probably the best defense we've seen. Louise tried to commit suicide when she was just 11 years old and now her teachers and counselors are rallying around her. The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, located in the southwest corner of South Dakota, is one of the 565 federally recognized Indian Nations in the United States. [photo by Diego Siragna] Sunny Clifford is the heart of Young Lakota, alongside her sister Serena and friend and neighbor Brandon Ferguson.Set on the Pine Ridge Reservation in … Congrats Denny! Thank you very much. Twelve-year-old Louise Clifford loves reading and math, and is learning how to speak Lakota. Watch - "A Hidden America: Children of the Plains". The report focused on a young Lakota Sioux girl named Louise Clifford - her Indian name is "Stands Against The Wind." Sorry I am late. Sharon Kathleen Clifford Sharon Kathleen (Twiss) Clifford was born on April 30, 1948 in Porcupine, SD to William Twiss and Bessie Rock. I JUST UNPACKED THE MACBOOK PRO AND SAW THAT I WAS AWARDED A SPOTLIGHT FOR THIS POST. Clifford, a Penn State recruit, also has 915 receiving yards and 10 touchdown catches.
Congratulations, this picture is absolutely superb ! - Henri Cartier-Bresson. Unfortunately, the Oglala Lakota on Pine Ridge now live amidst levels of poverty that rival that of the third world. Twelve-year-old Louise Clifford loves reading and math, and is learning how to speak Lakota. what a clever choice ... enjoy the day !!!! Down 7-3, Liam Clifford slipped away from defenders and found himself free in the end zone where he pulled in a 17-yard TD pass from Brogan McCaughey with only 27 … Enjoy your time in VT! @Nigel: Thank you so much, Nigel - all the best sir! Jan 16, 2019 - Explore cella's board "Robert Looks Twice" on Pinterest. "Louise draws her strength from the Lakota culture she cherishes. Her spirituality is very important to her, as is her horse, Glory Bee. congratulations, denny, YOUR wheat field made the spotlight !!!!
Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More! He lives with his grandmother, uncle and eight cousins, helps feed his family with his pow-wow prize money. To view a clip from "A Hidden America: Children of the Plains", click below. Furthermore, ACF/CB does not endorse any commercial products. Twelve-year-old Louise Clifford loves reading and math, and is learning how to speak Lakota. Moving and superb story of this young Indian girl. - My beliefs, and values, have always been strongly tied-to music, especially Jazz, and Blues. .
But the two face a harsh reality when Alaina unexpectedly becomes pregnant only four months after they begin dating. Louise Clifford, the teen with a tough home life who savored riding her horse around the land she loved, will celebrate her 14th birthday this week with an unexpected bounty of birthday gifts, from school books to offers of tuition aid. VIDEO: On This Day, November 3- SWEENEY TODD Returns to B'way! See more ideas about Native american first nations, First nations, Native american. Diane Sawyer Investigates - "A Hidden America: Children of the Plains" airs on "20/20″, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Now Alaina has to face tough choices about her next steps, unsure of whether or not she can follow her dreams. Hospital in Pine Ridge, SD. The phrase "Stands against the wind" instantly and dramatically popped into my mind!.....SOMETHING was telling me that I had heard these words before! The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) / Children's Bureau (CB) does not endorse the views expressed or the facts presented on these sites.
Love it. I have a lot of power. Her father, DJ, is getting his GED and applying for a position in the tribe’s fire department when tragedy strikes the family. 5*, @Jason Politte: Hi Jason - Thankk youso much! But Louise wrestles with an extremely unstable home life – her alcoholic mother Sissy struggles to hold down a job and keep the power and heat on throughout a harsh winter.
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