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Russell Means: “Marxism is as Alien to My Culture as Capitalism”

Being is a spiritual proposition. Gaining is a material act. Traditionally, American Indians have always attempted to be the best people they could. Part of that spiritual process was and is to give away wealth, to discard wealth in order not to gain.

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mitakuye oyasin

The panther’s name is a Lakota greeting meaning ‘I am you….you are me.’ It is said with hands together placed over the heart just like Namaste. 32 more words

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Summer (Genius) Begins for the Lakota Children

Something a parent recently said at a Parent Advisory Council meeting caught my attention. He expressed concern for students who, upon returning home, have little… 391 more words


Trips, Graduation & the last week of school for the Lakota students

Good day from St. Joseph’s Indian School!

Let me blow on my fingers first so I can type the blog today… brrr!  It has been damp, cold and windy in Chamberlain. 595 more words

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Help Build a Home for the Shields Family


Trees, Water & People (TWP) will help build an earth-friendly home using compressed earth blocks for Paul Shields, his wife and three children. Paul is the son of Oglala Lakota political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, and is carrying forward dreams of a better future. 286 more words

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Children Count at St. Joseph’s Indian School!

Hello, our names are Celia and Julie and we oversee the Children Count Mentor Program at St. Joseph’s Indian School. The mentor program was established in 2001 to match a Lakota student with a positive adult staff member. 285 more words