My name is Isnalawica, it means loneman in Lakota. It was my great grandfathers name. I come from Oglala South Dakota, of the Oglala Lakota Nation.
I live in one of the poorest places in the entire United States, where the average life span of the Lakota male is 48yrs old. I'm 23. The unemployment rate is over 80% but the spirit of my people is over 100% I try to be a positive role model for younger people. Not just lakota boys and girls but all the youth. I'm an EMT for my tribal ambulance service and have been for about a year now. Our ambulance service is 2nd busiest in the entire state of South Dakota. My medic unit alone averages over 3,000 calls a year. We have 5 medic units, and they all average around the same. You do the math.
I am a hunter. I am a rifleman. I am a martial artist. I am akichita. I am Lakota. I am Isnalawica.