Exercise is medicine. These words are on the wall of the gym at Pine Point School on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota, where I’ve volunteered with Hope for the First Nations for the past 20 years. I don’t like medicine. I really don’t like to run. But my sister
Happy #GivingTuesday! What’s that? Well, it’s like Black Friday or Cyber Monday… except instead of a day of getting stuff, it’s a day of giving back. Now in its fifth year, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing
We know, we know. We haven’t even celebrated Thanksgiving yet. But we’re already thinking about our annual Christmas trip to the White Earth Reservation. Hope for the First Nations is excited to celebrate Christmas with our friends on the White Earth Reservation from Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 18,
From Hope for the First Nations Secretary Amanda Edwards: This summer we celebrated 10 years of Hope Camp in the village of Elbow Lake. More than 100 children came to our week-long camp in June at the Boys & Girls Club rec center. Our team from the Evanston Vineyard Church in
UPDATE (8/13/16): Miigwech (thank you) for your generous donations for the memorial contest dance in honor of our friend Audrey Swan! You gave more than $400, which helps so much toward the $500 in prizes we will award this weekend at the Pine Point Powwow. We pray Creator God will
Summer with Hope for the First Nations is for dance parties and community dinners and, of course, Hope Camp. Follow our 20th year of camps on the White Earth Reservation using the hashtag #HFtFN20 on social media.
This spring, a team of students from Lincoln Christian University spent their Restoration Week with us on the White Earth Reservation. Catch up on updates from the trip using the hashtag #WeekofR on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
This Christmas, several HFtFN board members and volunteers got to celebrate the birth of Christ with our friends on the White Earth Reservation, helping serve dinner at the Pine Point community Christmas party, pick out presents and even judge the Christmas lights contest. Catch up on updates from the trip
Partnering with the people of the White Earth Reservation, Hope for the First Nations is building unity through relationships with individuals in the community and sharing the love of Christ in culturally relevant ways.