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Inspirational Speaker
26 July 2012


WOW FACTOR: Kaine Hurley, foreground, gets a close-up look June 27 at motivational speaker Chance Rush (Three Affiliated/Standing Rock) at United Tribes. Rush’s inspiring, humorous and down-to-earth talk was part of the offering at a Tribal Youth Leadership Academy. He is a national tribal trainer with Sources of Strength (http://sourcesofstrength.org/). The organization has shown success in addressing suicide prevention, violence and substance abuse with training for peer leaders in partnership with caring adults. Kaine and his seatmate, Darrell Blackhoop, both 14, are freshman at Standing Rock High School, Fort Yates, ND. The leadership academy was sponsored by the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, Scott J. Davis, director.

- DENNIS J. NEUMANN<>United Tribes News



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