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Where the Lakota “forgotten” become Rising Warriors!

 

Last updated 5/25/2013 at 11:43am

Bruce Bonfleur

These ‘Rising Warriors’ pass through the breakfast line—one of the many ministries of Lakota Hope. The street people have been given a new name—Rising Warriors—because that’s what they are becoming.

PINE RIDGE, SD—Nearly fifteen years ago (in August of 1998), Bruce BonFleur and his wife Marsha came to live among and serve God’s beloved Oglala Lakota Sioux people on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Drugs, gangs, alcohol, violence, sickness, disease, suicide, and demons corrupt this tiny community that has seen so much since the massacre of the nearby village of Wounded Knee.

As Bruce and Marsha mentioned in their calling, they had “no training, no person...



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