Resources for Native American Studies

September marks the start of a new school year...and for many teachers of Native American Studies, this time of the year may also mark an intense search to find credible resources and good materials f…
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Remembering Crazy Horse

This month marks the anniversary of the death of the visionary Lakota leader, Crazy Horse (Tashunkewitko). Known for his bravery, his legendary battles, and his struggle to preserve the Lakota culture…
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Revitalizing the Lakota Language

At its core, language is a basic vehicle for communication used by a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition…and in the case of Nativ…
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The Native American Art of Horse Masking

"The horse is an icon of Plains Indian culture - an indispensable companion in times of peace, and a fearless ally in times of war". - from the book, A Song for the Horse NationUpon the introduction…
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We Present Native Flute Player Bryan Akipa

Monday, August 8, world renowned Native flute player Bryan Akipa will be giving a live flute performance from 12:00 - 4:00 pm.Combining the visceral, emotional tenor of the traditional Dakota flute wi…
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Biker Chicz Book Signing

Biker Chicz of North America, a book by Edward Winterhalder and Wil De Clercq, chronicles the lives of 22 fascinating women who ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles, have followed their dreams, and have d…
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Sculpture Honors Women in Lakota Culture

During the summer season (or anytime during the year when the weather's nice) when people are out and about enjoying a stroll along our beautiful downtown area, we are often asked about the sculpture…
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Native Dresses Tell a Story

"More than mere articles of clothing; they [dresses] are canvases for the expression of tribal culture and personal identity. At each stage of life, exquisitely sewed clothing enriched the lives of…
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