Pine Ridge Resevation Fact`s.
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Publisert søndag 11. september 2011 19:45
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation " South Dakota" is the second biggest Indian reservation in the USA.
Area: 17.703 km2.
Population: approx 40.000 - 95,5 % are Native Americans.
Average life expectancy: 48 years.
The lowest average income in the USA.
60% of the population lives below the poverty line.
70% of the population does not finish schooling / the school years.
The child mortality rate is 300% over the national average.
The teenage suicide rate is 150% over the national average.
TB: 800% over the national average.
Diabetes: 800% over the national average.
Cancer: 500% over the national average.
Alcoholism affects 8 out of 10 families.
That`s why we DO CARE.