As a Lakota woman artist, I want to be a link between the Native American culture and others. I will be sharing my family history. I know the importance of not losing the oral stories and history of the elders. For all those who are interested, I have selected special guests that provide insight into the aspects of Native American life today. I bring you stories old and new.
Devils Tower (AKA) Bear Lodge
Devils Tower (AKA) Bear LodgeYou will learn how both a Lakota and Japanese artist collaborated on a project. Mr. Junku Muto had a vision to create seven sculptors in order to circle the earth. A great project to promote world peace. The first sculpture was placed at the Vatican, the second in India, and the third at Devils Tower. Sandy Swallow shares how she became a small part in this project. How Wind Circle became an emotional look back in history.
Joseph Marshall III, Lakota Author and Historian
Joseph Marshall III, Lakota Author and HistorianJoseph Marshall is an enrolled Rosebud Sioux. He is the author of more than 33 books. Founding member of the Sinte Gleska University. He has a wide verity of interests and talents. You will learn of his latest endeavor. How his childhood shaped him into becoming the man he is now. I was honored that he took the time to visit on Lakota Link.
Helping Hand in 2021
Helping Hand in 2021Sandy Swallow thinks everyone will be very happy to see 2020 in the rear-view mirror. Remembering some of the difficult times, Covid 19, unemployment, loneliness to name a few.Also remembering 1984 when a personal crisis came about and neighbors pulled together. In some ways this has happened now. Looking forward to the sunshine ahead 2021. And how we can all extend a helping hand to one another.
Merry Christmas 2020
Merry Christmas 2020Sandy Swallow shares some family history of the gifts she has received. Generosity is one of the Lakota values. Why this was so important to the tribes. Sandy takes time to reflect on a few important gifts she has received. And to count her blessings.Looking forward to the New Year 2021.
Tribal Treaties with Mario Gonzalez
Tribal Treaties with Mario GonzalezHow often do you get to visit with a renowned expert on the treaties? Have you wondered why the tribes have sovereignty? Most of Mario’s life long career has been to represent tribal interests. We discuss the 1851 and 1868 Ft. Laramie treaties. Without these we would have been pushed out of our land as many in the East coast tribes were. Mario Gonzalez has been a Warrior and Defender of the Tribes.
Mario Gonzalez a Warrior for the Tribes
Mario Gonzalez a Warrior for the TribesMario Gonzalez is a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. He is national and internationally known for winning landmark cases as an attorney. He is licensed by SD State Bar Association, admitted to practice various US Federal Courts including the US Supreme Court. In this podcast he shares some very interesting family history. On the next podcast he will explain the treaties.
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Glad you did this.
I appreciate you, and would love it if you made an episode about Heyoka.
My family is very focused on the sacred fool. And the white Grizzly Bear.
I’m almost finished with episode one and I can’t wait to hear your stories.