The Landback campaign launched on Native American and Indigenous People’s day in 2020 and although Camp Mni Luzahan falls under NDN Collective’s racial equity campaign, it goes hand in hand with the Landback call to action.
Nearly nine months after a sinkhole exposed the existence of a sizable mining system under the Hideaway Hills community, one former homeowner gave a KEVN reporter a first-hand look at his community's struggles by bringing him into his derelict home.
During a media tour on January 5, Camp Mni Luzahan volunteers said they’re doing their best to not have to work with the police, meaning they handle conflict, homeless care and pick up, and most other things on their own.
Rapid City’s Cornerstone Rescue Mission and The Hope Center have been around for a number of years, with built-in plans on how they want to help the homeless population. Recently, Camp Mni Luzahan was added to the mix.
Two and a half months ago, Camp Mni Luzahan was created to support the homeless community in Rapid City. Since then, the camp has been closed to the media, but Tuesday afternoon, we got a glimpse into its day to day operations.
The proposal being voted on by the Rapid City Council would authorize hiring a consultant to begin work on designs and construction documents for new safety features and pedestrian routes. The Park has been seen as largely exclusionary for those with mobility limits because of the steep stairway and low railing.
United Way sits at 65% of their fundraising goal around this time of year they are usually around 85%The fundraising from United Way benefits around 50 non-profits in the community including Feeding South Dakota, and Volunteers of America.