Lakota

Shifting Gears

In 2008, Dr. Will Evans interviewed Lakota Chief Arvol Looking Horse, the 19th Generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe. For part two of this interview, click here.

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Phyllis Bald Eagle and her husband Amos Cook Black Horse, of the Mnicojou/Hunkpapa bands of the Lakota Nations, were part of a panel discussion at ARE Day in Snowmass this week. Here they talk about the meaning of ancient wisdom. ARE Day 2018 continues throught the weekend. Schedule of remaining events can be found here.

Brian Tonozzi

Colombian lawyer, activist and filmmaker Diana Ojeda is carrying an invitation from the oldest Wiwa population in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia to the Lakota Tribe in South Dakota. She is guided by an indigenous prophesy that transforms five hundred years of oppression into an opportunity for global re-unification. A teaser for Guardians of the Earth, the film that she is creating to document this momentous occasion, will be shown at the Glenwood Springs Library on Wednesday, June 6, at 4pm and at the Launchpad in Carbondale on Friday, June 9, at 7pm.

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Rev. Shawna Foster interviews Anuk Bald Eagle about the deep spirituality of Standing Rock and how people in our community continue to support native people's fight for sacred land. Jim Coddington shares about his own initiation into Inipi ceremony, a purification rite also known as sweat lodge.

Phyllis and Amos

Water Protectors from the Cheyenne River Tribe will join this year’s Mountain Fair. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Sunka Wakan Sapa, Black Horse, to learn more.