Series 2, Program 3: Lakota - Teton Sioux*


Elder Wisdom Feature: Martin High Bear

Brian Bull relates the life and vision of the late Lakota medicine man and spiritual leader, Martin High Bear, who was also Founder of Wisdom of the Elders.

Sacred Landscape

Judy Bluehorse Skelton speaks about traditional herbal knowledge in a visit with Teton Sioux herbalists, Marie Randall and her granddaughter, Annie White Hat.

Tribal Rhythms

Nico Wind features Lakota singer, composer and teacher of Sioux music, Earl Bullhead who became a maker of songs for his people after discovering archival music from Frances Densmore's Sioux collection which was recorded nearly a century ago.

Contemporary Rhythms

Milt Lee and William Ward travel to Wakpala, South Dakota to visit with Lakota and Anishinabe fluter player and hoop dancer, Kevin Locke to discuss his newest CD, Midnight Strong Heart.

Turtle Island Storytellers

Lakota elder and storyteller, Zona Loans Arrow shares the story of her grandfather, Joseph No Two Horns, who was injured and received a gift from the Buffalo Nation on one of the last traditional buffalo hunt of his people.

* Segment transcripts and participant biographies can be found on the Wisdom of the Elders Web site.