A Horse is Not a Home

A Year in the Life of an Americorps VISTA on the Crow Creek Reservation in South Dakota

About

Who

My name is Mark and I’m 29 years old. I’m currently serving as an Americorps VISTA on the Crow Creek Reservation in South Dakota. My skills include web development, general computer wizardry, and musicianship.

What

This journal is meant to be informative about Native American issues and the state of affairs in the South Dakota Sioux reservations. It is also meant to chronicle my personal journey through VISTA service.

Where

I live in Pierre, SD. I serve in Fort Thompson, SD

Why

See this video.

When

April 2011 – April 2012

3 responses to “About

  1. Bess Butterworth April 10, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    Hey there! we met at the VISTA training program last week. (Im the one who loves deadwood!) I got your email and was excited to watch your blog videos. Sounds like you are having an interesting time so far and am looking forward to seeing the project progress. Keep us all posted! -Bess

  2. AphelionZ April 10, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    Thanks Bess! Stay in touch.

  3. Anne June 5, 2011 at 2:21 am

    Hello Mark!
    I am very happy to find your blog! I am moving to SD later this year to become a teacher, and it is my goal to teach on the Crow Creek Reservation. I look forward to all your updates and first hand information. Feel free to email me with any advice or insight you might have. Thanks!

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