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The Lakota word Hóčhoka means the center of the camp circle. The name speaks to the actual location of the recording studio, the centrality of the mission of St. Joseph’s Indian School to all that we do, the role of the podcast to be at the center of the Native American educational conversation and gather others around that conversation.

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    • Education
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The Lakota word Hóčhoka means the center of the camp circle. The name speaks to the actual location of the recording studio, the centrality of the mission of St. Joseph’s Indian School to all that we do, the role of the podcast to be at the center of the Native American educational conversation and gather others around that conversation.

    • video
    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 13 - Lessons from the Bow and Arrow, Part III - Strength

    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 13 - Lessons from the Bow and Arrow, Part III - Strength

    Strength and resiliency – these are perhaps two sides of the same coin. The apostle Paul would say, in my weakness I am strong. Let’s hear what Joseph Marshall III says about the traditional Lakota bow and arrow and the power that comes from overcoming adversity.

    • 29 min
    • video
    Hóčhoka Seaspm 5, Episode 12 - Lessons from the Bow and Arrow, Part II - Simplicity, Purpose

    Hóčhoka Seaspm 5, Episode 12 - Lessons from the Bow and Arrow, Part II - Simplicity, Purpose

    Some tout the elegance of simplicity. And nowadays it seems everyone is talking about “Ikigai,” the Japanese word-become-buzzword for purpose. It is said to be the secret to a long and happy life. But it has been more than a decade since Joseph Marshall III drew on centuries-old Lakota wisdom to write about simplicity and purpose as characteristics of a life well lived. 

    • 23 min
    • video
    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode II - Lessons from the Bow and Arrow, Part I - Transformation

    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode II - Lessons from the Bow and Arrow, Part I - Transformation

    A simple ash-wood bow. A willow arrow. What can these two things teach us about life? Listen as Joseph Marshall III unpacks the power and beauty of lessons from the bow and arrow in a three-part series, here on Hóčhoka.

    • 22 min
    • video
    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 10 - Fresh Perspectives, Part IV - Sundance and the Paschal Mysteries

    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 10 - Fresh Perspectives, Part IV - Sundance and the Paschal Mysteries

    The Sundance and the Paschal Mysteries – the great, annual religious ceremonies of the Lakota and Christian traditions. Let’s talk about their surprising similarities and very important differences as Dr. Damian Costello provides another fresh perspective.

    • 24 min
    • video
    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 9 - The Spirit that Inspires Us, Part II - What Do You Want to Be?

    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 9 - The Spirit that Inspires Us, Part II - What Do You Want to Be?

    What do you want to be when you grow up? Today we ask this question to a mostly grown-up audience. Why? Because, no matter what you do, Sr. Cathy Bertrand wants you to know you matter, it matters and even the smallest act or word of kindness you offer in this world makes a difference. Think about it.

    • 25 min
    • video
    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 8 - Fresh Perspectives, Part III - St. Patrick, Celtic and Indigenous

    Hóčhoka Season 5, Episode 8 - Fresh Perspectives, Part III - St. Patrick, Celtic and Indigenous

    What happens when a jaded adolescent living in Roman luxury and urban pretension finds himself transplanted to a tribal society with deep connections to the land? What lessons does his story contain for us? Listen and enjoy the beauty of the Deer's Cry.

    • 22 min

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