Purchase with a purpose! Honey Lodge Youth Enterprise is a Program of Lakota Youth Development (LYD).
When Lakota Youth Development was facing a lack of funding for youth programs and also looking at the unemployment challenges facing Lakota youth, they turned to their own youth members to participate in creating solutions. The Mato Tasunka Wakinyan Okolakiciye, Bear Horse Thunder Youth Society was formed in 2011. This group has grown to over 20 members of both genders, ranging in age from 12 to 25 years. All members are key stakeholders and their purpose is to empower each other and other youth through awareness and promotion of Lakota culture. This work is ongoing and continually growing.
All profits support Lakota youth through their cultural reclamation programming and entrepreneurial trainings.
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