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Jul 2018
Summer at Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation

LA PLANT, SOUTH DAKOTA, USA. Zen Peacemakers International has an ongoing goal to develop relations with and support the indigenous Lakota community of Turtle Island. Since 2015, Bearing Witness retreats and plunges have occurred annually (read here reports from previous programs) and many self-led activities were initiated by our members. In 2016 and 2017, Zen Peacemakers volunteered with Simply Smiles, a social enterprise benefitting the town of La Plant and its surrounding towns in the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation. This year, two ZPI members returned.  ...

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