Ben Reifel

U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson and Kiara Ehle, a Ben Reifel Intern, at St. John’s Church on the Pine Ridge Reservation in June 2023. (Courtesy of the Office of Rep. Dusty Johnson)

South Dakota congressman fosters tribal connections with Ben Reifel Internship

BY: - August 7, 2023

An internship offered by U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson is fostering connections between Washington, D.C., and tribes in South Dakota. The Ben Reifel Internship has existed for several years and is named after the only Native American to represent South Dakota in Congress. Among internships sponsored by South Dakota’s congressional delegation, it’s the only one focused […]