Reneissa Ridley, Northern Ute dancer/skier, making first contact with 10 yr old King Oyo of Unganda at NAOTF’s first Olympic Tribal (Ski) Exchange at Keystone, Colorado. Christaid Organizer David Mporampora is behind them. While Uganda actually has heli skiing in their 14,000 ft mountains, but with finanicial and Olympic coaching support, they could turn warehouses into soccer camps, the king’s favorite sport. This sent(s) a message that there is a cost-effective alternative to terrorist camps in two African countries for the 7-10 yr olds. Sports also helps delay sex and childbearing important for AIDS prevention. The king came to help the 1.5 million wild children left without parents from the epidemic. Sponsorships available.
–American Indian Report Magazine, June 2002