4 SuAnne Center Drive, Pine Ridge, SD 57770

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Tipi Isam Waste 16

We obtained an Indian Community Development Block Grant 2016 of $1,000,000 with $333,334 to rehab at least 30 boarded low-rent units. Fifteen units are complete and 15 more should be complete by 6/30/19.

Safe House Project

We have placed three houses donated by Oglala Lakota College in Oglala, Porcupine, and Kyle for safe houses for children. We are in the process of placing a fourth house donated by Oglala Lakota College in Pine Ridge. The houses were built by Oglala Lakota College construction trades students. We […]

Ojilika Zannika (Healthy Young Ones)

We obtained a SAMHSA Native Connections grant to work with youth from ages 10-24 in our housing clusters. The focus is especially on middle school and high school dropouts and young adults who are not working or in college. We will work with them on substance abuse and suicide prevention […]

Going Green on Pine Ridge

Solar Brings New Opportunities to Pine Ridge Reservation Amid the sprawling, picturesque grasslands and ponderosa pines of southwestern South Dakota, solar is helping to open up new opportunities for veterans and members of the Pine Ridge Reservation. In May, GRID’s Tribal Program staff worked with tribal members and Denver students […]

Paul Iron Cloud

As a Housing and Tribal Leader (Deceased – February 18, 2017) With his quintessential greeting “I welcome you with a warm handshake,” Paul Iron Cloud was one of the best and most respected tribal leaders in the country. In the 1980’s Paul engaged himself with local Pine Ridge Reservation housing […]

Stakeholder Update

For Oglala Sioux Tribe Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste Coordination including Promise Zone Infrastructure and Bush Innovation Grant This is an update of what has been done through the collaborating groups in the areas of water, wastewater, and solid waste on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Water Tribal officials stated individual […]

Welcome to Our New Website

A Message from Our Leader Hau, Mitakuyepi, Welcome to the new Oglala Sioux (Lakota) Housing web site and the special site for the Makoce Na Mni Waste (Good Earth and Water) project under our Bush Foundation Innovation grant. We would like to thank the Bush Foundation for their assistance in […]

7 Years for 7 Generations Community System Water Upgrades

Oglala Sioux (Lakota) Housing has been working with the Oglala Sioux Tribe to upgrade all the community water systems on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The plan is to remediate health and safety issues and bring the system up to Bureau of Reclamation standards. Once this is done the systems […]

Wounded Knee Lagoon Upgrades and Expansion

At the request of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, we obtained $1,456,000 from USDA to renovate the Wounded Knee Lagoon which has been ineffective for a number of years and not large enough for the structures in the town. We signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Indian Health Service Office […]

Indian Community Development Block Grant 2015

Renovation of Low-rent Unit Exteriors and Remediation of 21 Houses Contaminated by Meth Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing was funded in early 2016 under the Indian Community Development Block Grant 2015 Category 1 competition for $1,100,000 from HUD with leverage of $366,667 from our own funds to redo 61 exteriors (windows, […]