One by One, by Shelley Morningsong
Video produced and donated by Southwest Productions! Shelley Morningsong writes theme songs for organizations she believes in. One By One was written by Shelley Morningsong for One Nation Walking Together. Shelly’s website is: http://shelleymorningsongonline.com/home
Walk With Us Today For $19.00 a Month!
Walk with us today to make a difference in Indian country!
One Nation Walking Together needs your help to continue sending our 53 foot semi-trucks to those living in impoverished conditions in Indian country. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and outcomes of Native Americans living in impoverished conditions.
ONWT’s goal is to have 1000 of you commit to a recurring donation of $19.00 a month. Contribute on a monthly basis what you can to help ship the basic necessities of life to our Native brothers and sisters. For $19.00/month your donation on an annual basis will cover 1/7th of a shipment (we send trucks monthly) valued at $13,662.00 and you will help 54 people per year!! That is an incredible impact!
YOU can make a difference today and every day! Watch as we count down from 1000 to meet our goal!
Go to DONATE and MAKE YOUR IMPACT in the lives of those in incredible need. You may also send a check to: One Nation Walking Together/ 3150 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Questions?- please feel free to contact us at 719-329-0251 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Our heartfelt gratitude for your support!
The Story Project
Join us for a fun evening of true and personal storytelling from 4 indigenous people! Mark your calendars!
Friday, November 10, 7:00 p.m. at SunWater Spa, 514 El Paso Blvd, Manitou Springs
We hope to see you there!!
Festival in the Community:
One Nation Film Festival
Documentary Feature Film–67 minutes
Directed and produced by George Lynch and Mark McLaughlin, Shadow Nation follows a group of renowned rock musicians, led by George Lynch, best known for his work with bands Dokken and Lynch Mob, on a journey of discovery about the many injustices faced by Native Americans. The film features thoughts and opinions from philosopher Noam Chomsky, activists and musicians Tom Morello, Serj Tankian, Ted Nugent and more. www.shadowtrainmovie.com
SunWater Spa and One Nation Film Festival
When: Wednesday November 29 at 7:00pm
Where: SunWater Spa 514 El Paso Blvd Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Tickets: FREE, Donations Accepted, Half of the donations made will go to One Nation Walking Together
Wednesday, November 29 at 7 pm
Admission: suggested donation of $7 to $10 — thank you!
Donations always accepted for One Nation Walking Together, striving to make a positive impact in the lives of Native Americans! www.onenationwt.org/
For more information about ONWT’s programs and mission, click on the designated pages, OR to make a donation to our mission, please click below!
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Your Donation Can Change Everything.
Monetary donations give us the most flexibility to adapt to dynamically changing needs. Your financial gifts are used to continue our various programs and to keep our mission operating. 95¢ of every dollar donated goes to directly aid Native Americans.
The Rev. Harold EagleBull writes, “First of all I’d like to thank you for your role in making the delivery ( Don Grant) a reality and One Nation’s generosity in reaching out to my people in Wounded Knee. I have observed the need and how much the local community members appreciated everything that was delivered.”
Next Support Shipment:
Pablo, Montana for the Salish and Kootenai tribes
“If you knew the conditions…”
Approximately 1.5 million Native Americans and Alaskan Natives live on designated reservations in the United States today. All but a few of these reservations are plagued with poverty, unemployment, homelessness, lack of medical care, and insufficient educational resources. Many experience historical trauma, discrimination and feelings of hopelessness. There is pervasive hunger. Some children’s only meals are those served while in school.
Suicide rates are more than double, and Native teens experience the highest rate of suicide of any population group in the United States via Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death—and 2.5 times the national rate—for American Indian/American Native youth in the 15-24 age group.
Diabetes incidence is 177 percent higher, with the highest rate of type 2 diabetes of any specific population in the U.S. via Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute.
The national graduation rate for American Indian high school students was 49.3 percent for the 2003-2004 school year, compared with 76.2 percent for white students via Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute.
High school dropout rates for American Indian American Native youth are double the national average via Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute.
Recent reports state the average life expectancy on the Pine Ridge Reservation is 45 years old while others state that it is 48 years old for men and 52 years old for women. With either set of figures, this is the shortest life expectancy for any community in the Western Hemisphere outside Haiti, according to The Wall Street Journal via American Indian Humanitarian Foundation.
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