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A Year of Yes: Native American culture sets aside time and space for reflection

As I think about my own storytelling projects, I am reminded of my introduction to it when I was a young child.

I grew up in a rural area where Native American culture is still very much alive. 514 more words

Creativity

Book Review: Skin of the Wolf by Sam Cabot

The old saying goes that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But who really has time to read 100,000 words before deciding to buy a book? 1,713 more words

Book

Just Bead It

CIRCA – The 34th Annual Native American Festival

There were stands selling strands upon strands of beads. Their materials included bone, horn, semi-precious stones, shells, and many more. 288 more words

Culture

Ohútkȟaŋ Origins No. 3115

The prospect of learning a new language may seem too much to undertake. One way to succeed at learning a new language is to relate unknown terms, phrases, and words to known terms, phrases, and words.

For example,

heci (hay-chee) = there

Lakota

Ohútkȟaŋ Origins No. 3114

The prospect of learning a new language may seem too much to undertake. One way to succeed at learning a new language is to relate unknown terms, phrases, and words to known terms, phrases, and words. 6 more words

Lakota

Ohútkȟaŋ Origins No. 3113

The prospect of learning a new language may seem too much to undertake. One way to succeed at learning a new language is to relate unknown terms, phrases, and words to known terms, phrases, and words.

For example,

etaha (ay-dahn-hahn) = from

Lakota

Ohútkȟaŋ Origins No. 3112

The prospect of learning a new language may seem too much to undertake. One way to succeed at learning a new language is to relate unknown terms, phrases, and words to known terms, phrases, and words.

For example,

ataya (ah-dah-yah) = wholly

Lakota