Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Pine Ridge, SD, United States;
- Program Terms: Summer
- Restrictions: Augsburg applicants only
Join this program to learn about health and wellness on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in western South Dakota. Patterns of health, community strengths and resources, and care systems (bio-medical and indigenous) are explored within the socio-cultural context of reservation life, economic realities of the Pine Ridge, and politics within a tribal community. Lakota traditions and values are experienced through engagement in the life of the community, critical reflections and dialogue with Lakota elders and community members.
Academic Calendar: Summer, 2019
Program Dates: May 28 - June 2, 2019
Credits: 45 Practicum Hours
Faculty and Staff: Dr. Cheryl Leuning
Meals: Most meals included
Population of Pine Ridge Reservation: 28,000
Graduates will earn 45 practicum hours that may be applied to selected graduate practicum required for courses in which one is concurrently enrolled Fall Term. Instructor approval is required.
Must be a graduate student in good standing in the Nursing Program at Augsburg University.