News from Great Plains Tribal Health

UNL Commits 3.2 Million to Establish Sexual Violence Prevention Center on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
RAPID CITY -- As part of its 2022 Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has committed $3.2 million to establish an Indigenous-led sexual violence prevention center (SVPC) on…
GPTLHB staff greeting relatives.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
RAPID CITY –Rapid City Native American community members have come out in droves to a recent series of community sobriety events hosted by the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board.…
Sisseton Wahpeton Tribal Chairman Delbert Hopkins Jr. addresses the press. He is joined by Crow Creek Chairmen Peter Lengeek, Lower Brule Sioux Tribal Chairmen Clyde Estes, Yankton Sioux Tribal Councilwoman Andrea Fischer, Oglala Sioux Tribal Chairmen Kevin Killer, and Rosebud Sioux Tribal Councilwoman Tenille Black Feather.
Monday, July 18, 2022
RAPID CITY –Tribal Nations across South Dakota are putting their weight behind an upcoming ballot initiative that, if passed, will make affordable healthcare available to an additional 42,500 South Dakotans.…
Why Native Americans Should Have 3rd Party Health Coverage
Thursday, May 26, 2022
RAPID CITY – Medicaid or Medicare coverage or private health insurance or other third-party health coverage can make things a lot easier for Native American people using the Indian Health…
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Published in Press Releases
RAPID CITY – The Great Plains Tribal Leaders' Health Board is taking a step towards developing a comprehensive community behavioral health program in Rapid City. The Health Board was awarded three…
Sarah Beare
Monday, March 14, 2022
Published in Community News
RAPID CITY – Sarah Beare, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and a five-year Great Plains Tribal Leaders’ Health Board employee, has been chosen to join this…
the bacterium Treponema pallidum that causes Syphilis
Friday, March 4, 2022
Published in Epidemiology News
RAPID CITY – The Great Plains Tribal Leaders’ Health Board and the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center are warning people in South Dakota and surrounding tribal-nations of a dangerous outbreak of…
Rosebud Tribal Citizen to Lead Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Published in Press Releases
RAPID CITY –A citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Nation has been named the Sr. Director of the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center. Tinka Duran, a 14-year Great Plains Tribal Leaders…
Fill Out a Survey To Win a $500 Bugout Bag
Friday, October 22, 2021
Part of the mission of the We Are Warriors Emergency Operation Center is to help improve disaster readiness in tribal-nations across the Great Plains region. To help advance that goal,…
What is period poverty? Native American women work to address issue
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
By providing free tampons and pads to people in rural areas, these women are addressing period poverty with dignity. During class, Tierra Baird felt her period start and rushed to…

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