Returning Home: Red Cloud Indian School Welcomes Back Mike Welch

From 1,800 miles away Mike Welch could hear the drumming all along. He could feel the vibrations from soft steps as the children danced to the drumbeats. He could smell the sweet dust in the air - the kind that can only come from the wide open plains of the Midwest. And in his heart knew he must return home. READ MORE


Click HERE to see Education Week's comprehensive piece on Education in Indian Country.

Click HERE to read the Rapid City Journal's piece on Red Cloud's K-12 Lakȟóta language curriculum.


Click HERE to watch 20/20 special "Hidden America: Children of the Plains".

Click HERE to see the Pine Ridge Community Storytelling Project from National Geographic.