New contests! $15,000 total prizes for round 2!

Chance to win $50
(4 available!)

  1. Join the Oglala Strong platform if you are not already a member.
  2. Click to download the social media frames at the bottom of this page.
  3. Print and decorate your frame with your custom message.
  4. Take a selfie with your frame and post it to your Facebook or Instagram account with the #OglalaStrong hashtag.
  5. Include whether you are a #youth (10 to 17) or #youngadult (18 to 25) to be eligible to win.
  6. We will randomly select 2 winners from the 10 to 17 category and 2 winners from 18 to 25.
  7. We will contact you via your social media profile to verify your eligibility (member of the platform and an OST tribal member).
  8. We will make arrangements for you to pick up your $50 prize in Pine Ridge.

Events Calendar

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Welcome to Oglala Strong!

We know that the pandemic and lockdown means that you haven’t been able to see your friends or do social activities like you used to. The isolation has been hard on all of us, youth, adults and elders alike. We need to feel connected to others and have fun together. Otherwise, it’s easy to feel lonely and discouraged, and to lack hope that things will get better.

We know that things WILL get better eventually, but we also know that we want to bring back some joy and activities for our young people to look forward to in the meantime. Because the pandemic will continue to affect our lives for an unknown amount of time, we have to be sure to do so safely. 

For that reason, we created OglalaStrong.com to fill that hole as much as possible. On our site we will be having lots of fun online activities and competitions. We are planning for many different types of activities, so whatever your interests, you should be able to find something you enjoy here! Challenge your friends and family members Reservation-wide! Showcase your talent! Have fun! Maybe even win some prizes!

Download your social media frames below for a chance to win!

(See left sidebar for details.)

Next Events:

Online Event Talent

Lakota Youth Got Talent

Wednesday, 4 August 2021 at 6:00 pm
Online Event Culture

Lakota Storytelling & Language

Monday, 9 August 2021 at 3:00 pm
Online Event Talent

Lakota Youth Got Talent

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 6:00 pm
Social frames

Brought to you by Anpetu Luta Otipi. All photos are of Pine Ridge Residents.