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Preparing the Lakota students for their next steps in life

Greetings from St. Joseph’s Indian School! Although spring is only a few weeks

away, it has been cold and snowy in Chamberlain. The kids are getting a bit antsy and most are ready for warmer temperatures so they can be outside and run off some energy! 425 more words


on naming a child // why the native american way makes more sense

Imagine the fact: You could change your name.

I know people that are very unhappy with their given names, so wouldn’t that be awesome for them changing their name from the one of this handsome movie star, greek goddess or for the history of mankind important politician into a name that really describes their very own and unique personality? 854 more words


Preparing to receive the Sacraments at St. Joseph’s Indian School

Good day from St. Joseph’s,

This was a big weekend at St. Joseph’s Indian School with the Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) Sacramental Prep Class having a mini-retreat on Saturday. 396 more words

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Sicangu Lakota rapper Frank Waln


Frank Waln was in Toronto in February 2015 for Indigenous Education Week at First Nations House. Indigenous Waves caught up with him in the studio while he was in town, and then later at an intimate listening party where he performed all new material from his upcoming album. 86 more words

Community And Leadership

And the Lucky Winners are...

I hope you enjoyed Presidents’ Day yesterday!

You may recall last week I mentioned the Lakota students participated in a Penny War to raise money for St. 518 more words

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Dear Uncle Green

Dear Uncle Green

I write for the lifestyle section of the “University Tabigram” and am faced with a contradiction when I sit down to generalise about university life to the point of humour. 642 more words