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Young Men’s Camp November 6-9, 2015

November 6-9, 2015 Elder Lakota Warriors traditionally mentored younger men to protect and provide for the people as warriors. In the spirit of this traditional practice Tiospaye Sakowin Education and Healing Center is offering the Fall 2015 Young Men’s Camp November 6-9, 2015 for 20 young men. You will learn the Lakota Traditions: Canli Wapahta Kaga Pi~Making of Traditional Tobacco Offerings, Sunka Wakan Ta Woonspe~Traditional Teachings of the

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Intergenerational Grief and Trauma Conference Oct. 8th and 9th, 2015

Wicozani Ki Unkiye Etan Pi Kte (The healing begins within ourselves....) Addressing Intergenerational Grief and Trauma in our Families, Schools, and Workplace October 8th & 9th Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn Rapid City, SD 57701 Every circle, whether it be our family, school or workplace, has great potential for wellness but can be impacted by the effects of trauma, grief and loss. This limits the potential of our children and adults, magnifies

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Lakota Mental Health First Aid

Lakota Mental Health First Aid A Lakota Training Opportunity brought to you by Tiospaye Sakowin Woonspe na Woapiye Otipi   (Seven Extended Families Education and Healing Center) March 13-14, 2015 and March 26-27 2015 Porcupine, SD, Tiosapye Sakowin Building, (brick building across from old Oblaye Store)  Tiospaye Sakowin Woonspe na Woapiye Otipi (Tiospaye Sakowin), is a grass roots organization dedicated to providing Lakota cultural education and

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2014 Wakanyeja Ta Nagi Asniya Pi (Healing the Spirit of the Child , Youth and Family Conference)

December 18th, 8:30am and to end December 20 at 12 noon. Download Tentative Agenda Tasunke Wakan Okolakiciye presents a professional development opportunity for individuals in the helping field. This years conference will focus on Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Post-vention; specifically healing the spirit of the child, youth and family by strengthening cultural Knowledge and experience. Join us to understand how utilizing indigenous cultural

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Tasunke Wakan (Medicine Horse Society) Host Young Men’s Gathering Oct. 30th – Nov. 2nd, 2014.
Wakanyeja Ta Nagi Asniya Pi (Healing the Spirit of the Child , Youth and Family Conference)

TWO COnference Flyer Draft Agenda TWO December 18-20 [EVR_SINGLE event_id="2"]

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WAKANYEJA WOAPIYE WICOTI (Children’s Healing Camp) August 29-Sept. 2, 2013 Porcupine, SD

August 29-Sept. 2 2013 Porcupine, SD 57772 Location: Tasunke Wakan Okolakiciye, 3 miles south of Sharps Corner, large brick building on east side   The Pte Oyate (buffalo nation) care for and protect their young by put-ting them in the center of the herd. Our young relatives, age 7-12, who have experienced trauma, loss and/or grief are invited to the center for a healing camp in the community of Pahin Sinte, Porcupine, SD. Chil-dren will experience

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WIKOSKALAKA YUWITA PI (Gathering of Young Women)

During the transition from being a girl to becoming a young woman, sometimes this can be a challenging time for young girls and their families. We would like to offer an opportunity to you to gain some Lakota traditional teachings related to becoming a young woman. We are offering a Young Women’s Gathering for up to 10 girls, ages 11-13 and their adult female guardian/parent/relative from October 19-21, 2012 in Porcupine, SD at the Tasunke Wakan

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Health and Healing from a Cultural Perspective Conference

Health and Healing from a Cultural Perspective Conference December 11, 12, & 13. Howard Johnson Hotel, Rapid City, SD. A healing and professional development opportunity that focuses on strengthening the spirit through cultural knowledge and experience so that one can be stronger to help others. This conference is intended for service providers in; Mental health, counseling, social service, Education, psychologists, psychiatrists and all others

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Support Appeal

Mitakuye (my relative), Anpetu Waste (good day), Cante Waste ya Nape Ciyuzape (I want to greet you with a warm handshake from my heart). I apologize for not meeting you in person. Therefore, I hope this letter finds you and your family in good spirits and in good health. My name is Vimber Long Wolf. I am a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. I am writing to you on behalf of the Tasunke Wakan Okolakiciye (Medicine Horse Society) located in porcupine,

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