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Herseth focuses on education during reservation tour

Rep. Stephanie Herseth (D-South Dakota) is leading a tour of two reservations in South Dakota to focus on Indian education.

Herseth will visit the Pine Ridge Reservation and the Rosebud Sioux Reservation this week. She is bringing Rep. George Miller (D-California), the ranking member on the House Education and the Workforce Committee, to hear from tribal leaders about their concerns.

"Congressman Miller is interested in seeing first hand some of the conditions faced by Native Americans in South Dakota, particularly when it comes to the education of children. I am grateful for his interest, as this is an excellent opportunity to highlight areas of need on South Dakota's Indian reservations," Herseth said.

The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, March 23rd
8:30am - 9:30am
Tour Porcupine Day School
Porcupine, SD

1:15 - 2:15pm
Tour St. Francis Indian School
Rosebud, SD

2:45 - 4:30pm
Tour Rosebud Elementary School
Rosebud, SD

5:30pm - 7:30 pm
All Tribes Reception and Dinner
Sinte Gleska University Campus
Wakinyan Wanbli Multipurpose Student Center
101 Antelope Lake Circle
Mission, SD

Friday, March 24th
10:30am -11:30am
Education Roundtable Discussion
Rapid City - City and School Administration Bldg.
300 6th Street (Room 3 East and West)
Herseth is South Dakota's sole representative in the U.S. House. She won two elections with the overwhelming majority of Indian votes.

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