A Joint Statement From The Native Members Of The LLC Board Of Directors A recent article published by NBC News severely mischaracterized the Lakota Language Consortium, what we do, and who we are. As Native members of LLC’s board, we are saddened that the article lacked the many Native voices that could have spoken to
This is an open letter to the Standing Rock Community from Kevin Locke As a Standing Rock tribal member who has been involved with the Lakota language for my entire life, I am saddened to see the decision by the Standing Rock Tribal Council to ban the Lakota Language Consortium and Jan Ullrich and
This blog post is written by Shania Black Bear-Searby about the Eháŋk’ehaŋ Lakȟóta Olówaŋ - Traditional Lakota Songs Book which can be found in the LLC bookstore. The Traditional Lakota Songs book is a legacy that began over 50 years ago. In the summer of 1973 or 1974 Ben Black Bear Jr. and Dr.
Nice to meet you! I'm Jamie Marquez-Bratcher, a Lakota Language Learner since 2020. I'm Oglala Lakota and chicano woman raised in the Schitsu’umsh (Coeur d’Alene) territory. My mother and I started learning Lakota to speak with each other and reconnect to our culture through language. My great grandmother Dorothy White Magpie passed two years after