Flooding Begins on Pine Ridge Rez

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  Disaster Alert: Floods in South Dakota

   March 11, 2010

   Disaster Alert

   South Dakota – Flooding is expected in Pine Ridge (Indian Reservation) and may affect about 500 people in the small town of Calico.

   The Black Hills Area chapter opened a shelter last night, will be delivering supplies today, and do damage assessment.

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Doreen Twobulls  just was notified that red cross is evacuating our commnity due to flooding comming down from the hills.i am amongst 10 other families. im freaking out because the water is getting pretty high and i really hate to leave my home with 6 kids plus the lil one year old im caring for. THIS SUCKS AND SCAREY

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About Neeta Lind

Neeta Lind is a tribally enrolled member of the Navajo Nation. In 2006, she founded Native American Netroots, an online forum for the discussion of political, social and economic issues affecting the indigenous peoples of the United States, including their lack of political representation, economic deprivation, health care issues, and the on-going struggle for preservation of identity and cultural history. Neeta has led the Native American Caucus at Netroots Nation for six years. Her blogging at Daily Kos in 2010 caught the attention of Keith Olbermann, who focused two segments of MSNBC's “Countdown” on the winter ice storm disaster in South Dakota that devastated the Lakota reservations. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were raised to help these tribes as a result. She is co-editor of the Daily Kos series “First Nations News & Views.” Neeta, who blogs under the moniker "navajo" also organizes regional in-person Daily Kos events to facilitate future political actions throughout the nation. She is an Urban Indian living the San Francisco Bay Area.