A Hurt, A Ride, A Redeeming Reconciliation

A Ride to Remember

Accepting Responsibility

All My Relatives

Analyzing Dream Woman’s Character in Ella Cara Deloria’s Waterlily

Anpetu Waste, Selam, Hola, Namaste, Hello

Appropriation and Misappropriation of Indian Imagery: From Lakota Winter Counts to Indian Mascots

Attacking Stereotypes

The Buffalo People

Cause and Effect Within the Lakota Banishment Story

Ceremonial Aspects of Lakota Culture: An Approach to Curriculum Development

Ceremonial Aspects of Lakota of Lakota Culture: Unit 1 Purification Lodge

Ceremonial Lesson Plan

Comparing North American Origin Stories

The Complete Circle of Reservations

Constellations, Sacred Sites and the stories of the Oceti Sakowin

Critical Thinking Lewis and Clark Expedition

Dakota Wokiksuya Memorial Ride

The Dakota Wokiksuya Memorial Ride

Dakoka Wokiksuya Memorial Ride Song

Devils Tower and the Struggle Over the Protection of Sacred Lakota Sites in Nature

Do You See What I See?

Dream Pictures

Ecological, Geographical, and Cultural Importance of Pipestone, MN: Completing the Circle of Prairie Life

Educational Aspects

The Emergence Story

Emotions of Remembrance: The Dakota Wokiksuye Memorial Ride

Establishment of the Four Winds

Everything is Related: Lakotas and the Buffalo

Exploring Environmental and Spiritual Relationships in Lakota Art

Exploring Math, Science, History and Language Arts through Lakota Art

Fallen Star: A Lakota Star Legend

Friend or Foe?


Historic and Contemporary Art of the Oceti Sakowin Cultures

Han, Unci! Han, Tunkasila!

How The World Came To Be (Lakota Creation Story)


Identifying Word Parts to Understand the Meanings of Words

Inipi (Sweat Lodge)

Integrity: A Lakota Value

Interconnectivity of Lakota Language, Culture, History, and Place in Joseph Marshall III’s, The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History

Introduction to the Lakota Concept of Mitakuye Oyasin, or All My Relations

Kinship’s Role in the life of the Lakota

Lakota Culture and Preservation

Lakota Ethnoastronomy

Lakota Kinship

Lakota Kinship and Childhood Education

Lakota Reservations Unit

Lakota Values for the Classroom

Lakota Winter Count

Lakota Winter Counts: An Alternative View of History

Ledger Art, Past-to-Present

The Mato Tipila Question: A Critical Examination of Sacred Places on Public Land

Mitakuye Oyasin: All My Relatives

Mitakuye Oyasin and the Creation of the Universe

Multicultural Mathematics and Lakota Number System

Negotiating Conflicting Understandings of Land

Oral History and the Wokiksuya Memorial Ride

Oral Tradition

Origins and Ideals

The Oceti Sakowin: According to Who?

Oceti Sakowin and Titonwan Camp Circles

Oceti Sakowin in Present Day Society

Oceti Sakowin Oyate

Oceti Sakowin, The Nine Tribes in South Dakota

Oko Iyawapi, Week Count

Passing on Lakota History through Writing

Pe Sla

Pe’Sla Past & Present: A Spiritual Connection to the Homeland

People Purchasing Pe’ Sla

Plotting the Journey of the Four Brothers Using Distance vs. Time Graphs

Political Aspects of Lakota Culture: An Approach to Curriculum Development

Power of Words: Nomads

The Price of Promises Not Kept

Priceless Places: The Purchase of Pe Sla

Reconciliation Means Something to Everyone

Reservations of the Oceti Sakowin

Revisiting Historical Landmarks

Rules to Live By

Sacred Spaces

Science and Language of the Emergence Story

The Seven Nations of the Oceti Sakowin

Severalty Act

The Sioux Act of 1889

South Dakota Indian Reservations Today: Native Students

Student Pretest: What We Know and What We Will Learn

South Dakota Indian Reservations Today: Non-Native Students

South Dakota Tribes, Reservations and Capitals

Symbols of the Heart

There’s No Place Like Home

Three Dimensional Design with Elements of Lakota Culture

The Three Rs: Riding, Remembering, and Reconciliation

Traditional Lakota Foodways and Feasting

Trickster Paper Sculpture

Tuktel Yati He / Tuktel Yati Hwo

Two World Views

Understanding How History and Geography Affected the Dakota Culture: How We Develop Identity Through Geographical Location and Knowledge of Family, Organization, and History

Understanding the Importance of Relationships in Lakota Culture

Understanding Traditional and Contemporary Oglala Lakota Governance

Using Original Allotments to Calculate Perimeter & Area

U.S. History Winter Count

Value of Lakota Storytelling

Values in Lakota Society: The Role of Kinship

Vine Deloria, Jr. & Black Elk Speak: Recorded Lakota Visions as Artful Literary Expression

Web Quest: Federal Laws Affecting Indian People

Where Are You?

Who I Am.

Will You Be My Friend? A Look at the Yanktons’ Council with Lewis and Clark

Winter Count

Winter Count, An Introduction

Winter Counts - Waniyetu Wowapi

Wohpe at the Y

Wokiksuya and You

Woyaksape for Wokiksuya

The Yanktons’ Council with Lewis and Clark


Approaches to Teaching American Indian Histories and Cultures. Teacher-created overview of tribes and reservations in South Dakota. Includes standards-based classroom activities in K-12 grade levels and various content areas. Color, 123 pages with illustrations and bibliographies. 8.5” x 11” PDF. Click here or on the image to the right to download. 2014.

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