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Re- intro to  Vic Swallow a Lakota Elder

Re- intro to Vic Swallow a Lakota Elder

June 15, 2021
 

Lakota Elder Vic Swallow

June 15, 2021

Lakota Elder Vic Swallow

A  re- intro to 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.

Reintro to a Lakota Womon of Wisdom

Reintro to a Lakota Womon of Wisdom

June 8, 2021
 

A Lakota Woman of Wisdom

June 8, 2021

A Lakota Woman of Wisdom

Suzanne White Wolf Swallow is a Lakota elder a mother of eight children.  Grandmother (unci) and great-grandmother.  Though her life has not always been easy she was able to instill in her family many of the Lakota values. You will learn why education has been so important in her family.  She also shares some of her family history which dates back the Battle of the Little Big Horn and the Wounded Knee Massacre.   

Re-intro with Paul LaRouche of Brule’

Re-intro with Paul LaRouche of Brule’

June 1, 2021

In this re intro with Paul LaRouche of Brule' 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.

Reintro to Paul LaRouche of Brule’

Reintro to Paul LaRouche of Brule’

May 25, 2021
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Paul LaRoche of Brule`

 

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. 

Joseph Marshall Lakota Author

Joseph Marshall Lakota Author

May 18, 2021

This is a re-intro to Joseph Marshall III as requested by our listeners.  Mr. Marshall is a very talented person and shares his knowledge on Lakota Link.  He is a Lakota Elder and a prolific author.

Re intro to Billy Mills, Footprints

Re intro to Billy Mills, Footprints

May 11, 2021

Re intro to Billy Mills,  Footprint

Billy’s journey to the 1964 Olympic Gold Medal was not easy.  You will learn how the footprints he made and the footprints that he followed changed his life. 

 

Re intro to Billy Mills, 1964 Olympic Gold Medalist

Re intro to Billy Mills, 1964 Olympic Gold Medalist

May 4, 2021

Re intro to Billy Mills, 1964 Olympic Gold Medalist  

This is the interview that Sandy had with Billy Mills at the beginning of the pandemic.  Not much has changed in the past year.  Always inspiring to reflect on the success that a kid from Pine Ridge Reservation went on to become an Olympic Gold Medalist.  He is still the only American to win the 10,000 meter race.

Why Sandy Swallow Republishes Her Introduction

Why Sandy Swallow Republishes Her Introduction

April 27, 2021

Why Sandy Swallow Republishes Her Introduction

 

Sandy updates the progress of her Lakota Link podcast.  The introduction will tell why she went on this journey.  She has picked some of the top podcasts to republish with her updates.

Basil Brave Heart Part II

Basil Brave Heart Part II

April 20, 2021

Basil Brave Heart Noted Lakota Elder

 

In this Part II Basil expounds upon his experience of being born and raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation.  Basil shares some of his life’s history and how important his grandparents were in his upbringing.  Basil is very well respected in the Lakota community.  He gives insight to the Lakota value of forgiveness and how it has a healing quality. 

 

Basil Brave Heart Renowned Lakota Elder

Basil Brave Heart Renowned Lakota Elder

April 13, 2021

Basil Brave Heart Renowned Lakota Elder

Born and raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation.  Basil shares some of his life’s history and how important his grandparents were in his upbringing.  Basil is very well respected in the Lakota community.  He gives insight to the Lakota value of forgiveness and how it has a healing quality. 

 

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