The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board, Great Plains Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative, and Great Plains Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program will host the “Great Plains Partners in Cancer Screening Conference” May 22-23, 2019, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Rapid City, South Dakota. Conference Flyer Travel scholarships are available if needed. … Read More about Great Plains Partners in Cancer Screening Conference
On January 10, 2019, the GPTCHB sent a letter to the Great Plains Area IHS Acting Director, Jim Driving Hawk, to notify IHS of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s and Oglala Sioux Tribe’s intent to contract their portions of shares of the Rapid City Service Unit on behalf of their Tribes and to remind IHS … Read More about GPTCHB CEO Memo re 1.10.2019 Letter to IHS
The Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Health Board appreciates the thoughtful deliberations of the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council on January 24, 2019 and its commitment to further conversations regarding the combined efforts of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to improve healthcare delivery for the Native American community … Read More about GPTCHB Statement Regarding Meeting on January 24, 2019
We believe the plan by the Indian Health Service to demolish and build new on the current site is ill-informed primarily because the site review process conducted by the IHS did not take into consideration the donation and development of the Shepherd’s Hill site. The IHS plan calls for the destruction or relocation of 26 … Read More about What can you do to help preserve Sioux San?
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) is committed to the pursuit of every means that will serve to improve the health status of the tribes and their members. That is our mission and our expertise. You may have heard that GPTCHB prevailed in both Oglala Sioux Tribal Court and federal court in the attempt … Read More about Sioux San Update: Statement from GPTCHB CEO
Dear Friends and Colleagues, I attached the press release announcing IHS’s declination of our request to build at Shepard Hills, IHS’s map; (this is their document of the buildings they propose to tear down including 15 historic buildings). They plan to board up the main building after the new clinic is built which will be … Read More about Action to Preserve the Sioux San Campus & Expand our Services
Saturday November 10, 2018 Rapid City Community Learning Session Sioux San Legacy and Future Join us! Lunch will be provided. Best Western Ramkota Rushmore Room 2111 N. Lacrosse St. Rapid City, SD 57701 Presentations Our Legacy: History & Preservation of the Sioux San Campus with Heather Dawn Thompson, JD Our Present: Development Plan for the … Read More about Sioux San Legacy and Future