Native Youth are able to get a financing through Akiptan which allows for the younger generations to start growing their agriculture operation. Anyone who is 10 to 20 years old can apply for a Youth Loan of up to $5,000 which can be repaid over a maximum of 7 years, with a 5 year interest only period added if the producer so chooses.  There is a digital copy of the application to the right which can be filled out and mailed to our office at PO Box 858 Eagle Butte, SD 57625 or emailed to our office at Supplemental documents may be required before final loan review.