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(SD)-Native American Economic Summit Underway In Rapid City

By: John Axtell Posted at: 04/10/2018 03:47 PM
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - More than 150 tribal leaders from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains are gathered in Rapid City today and tomorrow for an economic summit with a focus on youth. The conference runs all day both days at the Ramkota Hotel.
 
     The second annual Great Plains Tribal Leader's Economic Summit includes students from Pine Ridge schools because organizers say they want to get the leaders of tomorrow involved today.
 
     Oglala Sioux President Scott Weston says economic development in Indian Country is key to the future as well as giving tribal members the opportunity to think for themselves.


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