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Oyate Health Center Physician Creates Scholarship Fund for Native American Graduates

Rapid City: The Oyate Health Center’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark Harlow, has created a scholarship fund that will provide five Native American High School Graduates from the Rapid City area with $1500 if they enter a healthcare field or a degree path that supports healthcare. “I was inspired to create…

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Health Board Awarded $4.5 Million to Combat Youth Suicide, Sexual Assault, and Domestic Violence 

RAPID CITY – The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board is taking a step towards developing a comprehensive community behavioral health program in Rapid City. The Health Board was awarded three grants totaling 4.5 million from the Indian Health Service to address domestic violence, youth suicide, and rape. In 2019, when…

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Seat Open on Oyate Health Center Governing Board 

RAPID CITY –The Oyate Health Center is currently looking for individuals interested in representing the Rosebud Sioux Tribe on the Oyate Health Center’s Governing Board.  On February 26, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe formally authorized the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board to…

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Great Plains Partner in Cancer Screening Conference

The Great Plains Partners in Cancer Screening Conference will provide an opportunity for individuals in the Great Plains region to learn more about cancer prevention, screening, and survivorship. The conference will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders across the Cancer Continuum, providing opportunities for discussion and exchanging ideas…

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Health Board CEO Says Racism is a Threat to Public Health

The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board and the Oyate Health Center would like to offer our thoughts and prayers to the victim and family from this past weekend’s shooting at the Grand Gateway Hotel in Rapid City, SD.  The Rapid City Native American community has endured tremendous pain and…

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