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Lakota Tipi Time

Lakota Tipi Time

September 29, 2020

Lakota Tipi Time

Sandy Swallow shares some personal insights on the Lakota value of Generosity. After a long lonely spell of quarantine, family and friends get together.  For a joyful occasion of a tipi rising. You will learn what happens at a Tipi rising.  Also how to make wojapi and what this traditional desert is. 

Elsie Meeks a Woman of Vision

Elsie Meeks a Woman of Vision

September 22, 2020

Elsie Meeks a Woman of Vision

Elsie Meeks helped start and shape the Lakota Fund on the Pine Ridge Reservation.  The goal was to help the economic development on the Reservation. A strong Oglala Lakota women her goal was to help her tribe.  You will learn why it is hard to get loans on the Reservation.  She was appointed South Dakota Executive Director of the Rural Development Agency by President Obama. 

Exclusive from Paul LaRoche of Brule`

Exclusive from Paul LaRoche of Brule`

September 15, 2020

Exclusive from Paul LaRoche

In this second interview with Paul you will learn the great opportunity he passed up.  He wanted to remain true to his Lakota heritage and traditions.  Now as Lakota artists we all need to venture into new and different avenues while remaining true to our values.  

Paul LaRoche of Brule`

Paul LaRoche of Brule`

September 8, 2020

Paul LaRoche of Brule`

Get to know Paul LaRoche of Brule` just a little better.  He found out he was a member of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in his thirties.  He and his family have been blessed with a great talent for music.  Although it hasn’t been easy they have become well known and sold over a million CD”s.  They now have an Anthology of their 25 years in the music business.  Their journey will continue in new directions. 

Lakota Elder Vic Swallow

Lakota Elder Vic Swallow

September 1, 2020

Lakota Elder Vic Swallow

Vic Swallow a Lakota Elder was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation.  He was raised on the Red Shirt Table with his brother and two sisters.  Now an elder at the age of 81 he shares some of his experiences growing up there.  He gives a good background on the tribes that make up the Seven Council Fires.  Having a very good memory he recalls stories his mother Lizzie Two Bulls-Swallow told him. 

This song is written and sung by Quincy Good Star.

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