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The first people who lived on the northern plains of what today is the United States called themselves “Lakota,” meaning “the people,” a word which provides the semantic basis for Dakota.
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Drum Circles have been around for longer than history has been recorded by man. There are inexplicable feelings evoked by drum beats. The drum strike penetrates deep into our soul and causes us to move, to dance, to feel, to cry, to reach up, to join in the drumming. 559 more words
“You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.” –Navajo Proverb
The Navajo, or Naabeehó
This tribal population likely makes up the most diverse tribe in modern day US; they originally hail from the Southwestern United States, and are the largest federally recognized tribe of the United States of America (with over 300,000 enrolled members).