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Posts tagged: Indian Country

A Summer Visit to Indian Country. First stop: Eagle Butte, South Dakota

As part of the Diabetes Prevention Program, kids enjoy two hours of swimming before lunch.

As part of the Diabetes Prevention Program, kids enjoy two hours of swimming before lunch.

With summer in full swing, my colleagues and I had the opportunity to visit Summer Food Service sites in Indian Country.  Our journey landed us first at a Bureau of Indian Education school in Eagle Butte, South Dakota on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation.  Eagle Butte is about 170 miles northeast of Rapid City, SD and home to a Seamless Summer site in full operation, serving over 200 kids daily breakfast and lunch. Read more »