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Obama Unveils Initiative to Lift Up Native American Youth

Maurianna Loretto, an environmental science major at Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota, says education is key to beating the odds stacked against so many Native American young people. “There are challenges in the community," said Loretto, 22.  "There are negative influences that someone can easily get into and get wrapped up in — and I think we just need people to motivate the young to do good for themselves.” But it’s an uphill...

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