Lakota Dictionary: Lakota-English / English-Lakota is the new comprehensive edition of the 1970 publication, A Dictionary of the Teton Dakota Sioux Language. Original compiler, Eugene Buechel (1874-1954), was a Jesuit priest who spent many years working with the Lakota people. This edition contains over 30,000 entries and includes the important English-to-Lakota section as well as the Lakota-to-English entries. A brief introduction to the Lakota Sioux language provides a pronunciation guide as well as a section on how to use the dictionary.
The Real Rosebud: The Triumph of a Lakota Woman is a three-generation history of a Lakota family. Family friend Marjorie Weinberg writes about the life of her mentor and friend, Rosebud Yellow Robe (1907-1992). Rosebud was the granddaughter of the original Yellow Robe, chief of the BrulÚ tribe of the Lakota Sioux Nation at the time of the Little Bighorn battle. Her father, Chauncey Yellow Robe, was sent by his father to the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania. Chauncey later went on to work for the Indian Service and the joined the Rapid City Indian School in South Dakota in 1905.
In this renowned collection of fourteen traditional stories, the noted Yankton Sioux writer Zitkala-Ã¨a (1876Ã»1938) shares stories learned during her childhood in the late nineteenth century. Told for generations, these stories are part of both the heritage and the legacy of the Yankton Sioux, reflecting an active, continually revitalized storytelling tradition. Power, wonder, and a distinctive understanding of the world ican be found in these narratives.
The Ledgerbook of Thomas Blue Eagle is a fascinating approach to cultural appropriation in a children's picture book. Developed by Gay Matthaei and Jewel Grutman with the drawings of Adam Cvijanovic, the team recreates a ledgerbook purportedly drawn by former Carlisle Boarding School student, Thomas Blue Eagle. This fictional character is said to be Lakota Sioux who is sent to the Carlisle School to learn the ways of the white man. This ledgerbook shows the thoughts, feelings, and drawings of Thomas Blue Eagle as he remembers his former family life.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Canadian Sioux is an anthropological study of the Dakota of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, descendents of the Sioux who took refuge in Canada during the 1860s and 1870s. Based on the author's fieldwork undertaken during the 1970s on the eight reserves, the work describes the history and cultural traditions of the Dakota. Main focus is the ceremonial heritage from the Woodland and Plains cultures.
Collection of 52 oral histories by Dakota, Lakota, Winnebago and other Native Americans from Northern Plains reservations about their lives, the Depression, self-government, traditions, and the politics of the 1960s. Includes an oral history by Father Vine Deloria. Reprint of the 1971 edition.
Oral history by four Lakota and Dakota elders from South Dakota. Each woman brings her personal story and cultural traditions. Elders include Celane Not Help Him, Stella Pretty Sounding Flue, Cecilia Hernandez Montgomery, and Iola Columbus. Stories collected and edited by Sarah Penman.
These Mountains are Our Sacred Places: The Story of the Stoney People by Stoney Elder Chief John Snow (1933 - 2006) remains a classic in the historical literature written by Indigenous People of Turtle Island. First issued in 1977 this volume is reprinted and provides a valuable resource for all interested in Canadian history from the First Nation's perspective. The book provides a glimpse into worldview, values, beliefs, and aspirations of the Nakoda or Stoney people.