Our team consisting of Mary Godsett, neurologist, Sharon Barnhart, Rheumatology NP, Becky Inglis, RN, Peg Corey, RN and Jonathan Frick, Medical student arrived on the beautiful, sunny Pine Ridge Reservation last evening. We enjoyed a brief hike in the Badlands on the way out. 8 am today we joined the Wanblee Clinic staff, where our … Continue reading Warm Welcome – Peg Corey, RN
This semester I have been serving as an intern at the Global Partners office. A very rewarding part of the internship is participating in one of the trips to Pine Ridge, where we get to see the fruits of all the work in the office. Finally getting to meet the volunteers and our community partner’s … Continue reading 03/31/14 – Scott
Annette O’Hern By the Numbers Cinch sacks stuffed for gifts to children/youth……………….over 300? (had to be…there were a lot!) Pine Ridge Youth attending the first aid fair………………..194 Wall Drug billboards between Mitchell & Wall, SD………84 Hungry attendees at the Monday community dinner…………………….27 Prickly pear thistles in Lindsay’s hand after grabbing a cactus while hiking………..23 March … Continue reading 03/26/14 – Annette Ohern, Kassie Lovejoy
Laura Pettersen – Today we had an opportunity to meet with over 100 students from Crazy Horse School. The students participated in a first aid fair hosted by the La Crosse Health Scienc Academy students. Four students from Crazy Horse School also participated in teaching roles. These students attended Scenic Rivers Area Health Education Center’s … Continue reading 3/25/14 Laura, Jamie, Samantha, Annette, Lori
Mackenzie Hollowitsch Hi! My name is Mackenzie Hollowitsch and I am a senior at Logan High School and I’m also in the Heath Science Academy. This is the second time I’ve been to Pine Ridge. On day two of our trip I shadowed Dr. Steve Manson and helped take height and weight of kids at … Continue reading 3/24/14 Mackenzie, Ashley, Jobe, Katelyn
Well after 12-13 hours of adventure we finally arrived at the Lakota Prairie Ranch in Kyle, SD! There were 14 of us packed into 4 vehicles and not an inch of space was left unused between people and supplies. Our team driving out consisted of 5 Global Partners volunteers; Lori, Donna, Tom, Scott, and myself … Continue reading We Have Arrived!
Our next trip to South Dakota will be March 23rd to the 28th of 2014, with our Pediatic team, so sign up to follow our team on their ventures to Pine Ridge, South Dakota! Continue reading Get Involved!