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Mar
07

third world america..

HOMER, A READER HERE WRITES:
redbird’s view
Third World Crisis in America
Oglala Lakota stats:
* Average Pine Ridge family annual income is $3,700
*Infant Mortality rate is THREE times the national average
*97 per cent of people living on Pine Ridge live BELOW the poverty
level
*Life expectancy is 48 for men and 52 for women
*Pine Ridge family members’ chance of getting diabetes is EIGHT TIMES the national average.
Learn more about the Oglala Lakota at Pine Ridge at www.re-member.org
At this site you will find several organizations that are helping to try to eliminate some of the extreme poverty there.