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Old 01-05-2005, 02:59 PM   #1
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Emergency Operation Winter Rescue Plea for Lakotas

I just received this sad info in an e mail.... ~mato

Emergency Operation Winter Rescue.

After receiving this information in the mail yesterday, my spirit
sank at the serious need on Sioux Reservations. The Rosebud Sioux and
Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota...many of the families have no
heat in their homes.

Their winter months last from September through May, experiencing
many times 50, 60 and 100 degree below zero wind chill. A grandmother
on the Rosebud Reservation Sarah Swift Hawk, froze to death as the
family could not afford fuel to heat their house.

They are asking for contributions in any amount so that they can
supply families with propane stoves that cost around $90.00 per unit.

The following organization's information is below:

NAHA (Native American Heritage Association)
Dave Myers-President
P.O.Box 512
Rapid City, SD 57709
www.naha-inc.org
Phone 605-341-9110
Fax 605-341-9113

If any of you are interested in helping with this, please contact
above information and make contributions so that OUR People, will not
go hungry nor be cold during these harsh winter months!
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Mato, thank you so much for posting this. Meddo!
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