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Oceti Sakowin Sources

BEYOND WOKSAPE TIPI

Carlisle Indian Industrial School - WikipediaCarlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center Student records from 1879-1918; includes photographs, ledgers, newspapers, and student writing
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Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS ... Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies Locally-based research center advancing the knowledge and understanding of the Oceti Sakowin

 South Dakota Tribal Relations The Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings Guide with resource links

WoLakota Project The Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings Guide produced in partnership with SDTR and the TIE Office- lots of links and videos

 

Indigenous Art and Exhibits

OCETI SAKOWIN ARTS & CULTURE

CURRENT/UPCOMING EXHIBITS @IAIA Institute of American Indian Art student and special exhibitions
HORSE NATION EXHIBIT 80+ works by artists of the Oceti Sakowin interpreting the historical and cultural connection with the horse
WIYOPIYATA: LAKOTA IMAGES OF THE CONTESTED WEST Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
PLAINS ART MUSEUM Current and upcoming exhibits
ATKA LAKOTA MUSEUM'S ARTIST BIOGRAPHIES
VIRCONA National Native North American Artist database from the University of New Mexico

FULL-TEXT AND PUBLIC DOMAIN SOURCES

PLAINS INDIAN LEDGER ART Contains scans of 42 complete ledgers by Plains artists 1860s to early 1900s

SOME PROTECTIVE DESIGNS OF THE DAKOTA Originally published by Clark Wissler, 1907

COSTUMES OF THE PLAINS INDIANS Also by Clark Wissler, 1916

SIOUX BEADWORK Originally published by the Department of Interior at Haskell Institute, 1933

PHOTOGRAPHS

Bureau of Indian Affairs Photo Library Browse by tribal nation, topic, or state    

Indians of North America Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Digital Collections 

 

Literature

AUTHORS

The following is a continually growing list of authors specific to the Oceti Sakowin. Not all have websites, but are findable through publishers and vendors.

ARTHUR AMIOTTE Oglala artist, author

SUSAN BORDEAUX BETTELYOUN Sicangu author

ELIZABETH COOK-LYNN Crow Creek author, editor

MARY CROW DOG-BRAVE BIRD-RICHARD-MOORE Sicangu author

MARY LOUISE DEFENDER-WILSON Hunkpapa activist, author, educator

VIRGINIA DRIVING HAWK-SNEVE Sicangu author

ELLA CARA DELORIA Hunkpapa author

PHILIP J. DELORIA Hunkpapa author

VINE DELORIA, JR  Hunkpapa author

CHARLES EASTMAN Santee author

NICK ESTES Lower Brule author

TIM GIAGO Oglala journalist, author

LAYLI LONG SOLDIER Oglala poet

JOSEPH MARSHALL, III Sicangu author

RUSSELL MEANS Oglala activist, author

ED MCGAA Oglala author

BEATRICE MEDICINE Sihasapa and Minneconjou anthropologist, author

TIFFANY MIDGE Hunkpapa author

DON MONTILEAUX Oglala artist and author

S. D. NELSON Hunkpapa artist, author

LEONARD PELTIER Oglala activist, author

SUSAN POWER Hunkpapa author

DELPHINE RED SHIRT Oglala author

LUTHER STANDING BEAR Oglala actor, author

JOHN TRUDELL Santee recording artist, poet, author

JOSEPHINE WAGGONER Hunkpapa historian

WAZIYATAWIN ANGELA WILSON Wahpetuwan author 

DAVID WEIDEN Sicangu author 

GWEN WESTERMAN Sisseton Wahepton artist, author

ALBERT WHITE HAT Sicangu author

ZITKALA SA/GERTRUDE SIMMONS-BONNIN Yanktonai author

RELATED LINKS

THE FIRST SCOUT: MYSTIC WARRIORS OF THE GREAT PLAINS Lakota-authored history blog with excellent winter count information
TRIBAL WRITERS DIGITAL LIBRARY Works of Native poets and writers of fiction featuring out of print literary efforts of Native people
SOUTH DAKOTA NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS Bibliography of South Dakota American Indian Authors
EARLY NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE Extensive digitized collection of early American Indian authors (1772-1923)

WAKANYEJA LITERATURE RESOURCES

AMERICAN INDIANS IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE Excellent resource for critical reviews of children's literature and related news by Debbie Reese
YOUTH LITERATURE AWARD American Indian Library Association's biannual selection of outstanding indigenous authorship
CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT TITLES Native authors and illustrators highlighted in Cynthia Leitich Smith's blog
OYATE recommended for reviews of and ordering recommended American Indian children's titles
Oglala Lakota College Woksape Tipi Library Physical Address: 3 Mile Creek Rd Kyle, SD 57752 Mailing Address: PO Box 310 Kyle, SD 57752 Phone: 1-(605)-455-6069