PUBLISHED: 10:46 01 December 2011
A Withycombe minister who with the Sioux is giving a talk on the history, rich culture and plight of Native Americans.
Father Stephen Hoyle, 47, of St John in the Wilderness Church, lived amongst the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Nation of Pine Ridge Reservation during the summer, the second poorest nation in the Northern Hemisphere.
The talk, entitled ‘Hope on the Rez’, will raise money to build a coffee shop called Black Medicine.
The shop will help them lift them out of poverty.
The talk is at St John in the Wilderness Church on Friday December 2 at 7pm. Admission is free with a collection.