Category: The Lakota Tribe

27 Mar 2018

5 Unique Lakota Cultural Values

The Lakota people consider the whole life as sacred. There are some values that they hold high and these are important for their ceremonies, beliefs, and teachings. Elders shared these values with the youngsters in their oral tradition and passed them to the subsequent generations. Wacantognaka or generosity is the first value taught which means […]

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12 Feb 2018

Greatest Lakota Leaders Who Ever Lived

For the Lakotas, their Chiefs, Holy men, Warriors, and the Medicine men were the leaders and greats. Throughout the history, there were many notable Lakota greats who fought for the freedom and rights of their people and hugely contributed to the progress and betterment of the tribe and the great Sioux nation as a whole. […]

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20 Jan 2018

Learning The Peoples Language

Lakota people speak the Lakota Teton or the Teton Sioux language which falls under one of the world’s primary language families, the Siouan-Catawban. Languages in this family can be broadly divided into two classes, the Western Siouan (Siouan proper) and the Catawban languages. The Siouan Proper languages are further categorized into Missouri river languages, Mandan, […]

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