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Winona LaDuke

Annual Meeting 2014

November 7 – 8, 2014 Pierre, South Dakota 2014 Annual Meeting Features Winona LaDuke! Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) is an internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development, LaDuke has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities. LaDuke is […]


FB Do you Want to Farm

Applying for the Class

Now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 class Class size is limited. Applications due by Oct. 31, 2014. Classes begin in Rapid City, SD in December 2014.  Click here to view Course Schedule.   Filling out the course application: Applicants are welcome to apply for the course online or in paper format. Applying for a scholarship: […]



Keystone XL Pipeline

Dakota Rural Action Reopens Keystone XL Campaign Statement from Dakota Rural Action Board Chair and KXL landowner Paul Seamans: TransCanada first appeared in the state in the spring of 2008, contacting landowners about the fact that a pipeline would be crossing their land. Soon thereafter, under the threat of eminent domain by TransCanada, these ranchers […]