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Lakota Studies: Websites

Art and 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

PLAINS ART MUSEUM Current and upcoming exhibits


VIRCONA National Native North American Artist database from the University of New Mexico


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 


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

EARLY NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE Extensive digitized collection of early American Indian authors (1772-1923)

SOUTH DAKOTA NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS Bibliography of South Dakota American Indian Authors


17 Beautiful Indigenous Comic Books and Video Games For Kids

American Indians in Children's Literature


Lesson Plans for Native American Education

Molly of Denali

Native America Calling: Talking to Kids about Crisis

Native Languages of the Americas

Think Indigenous - Online Indigenous Education K-8

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

Full Text Public Domain

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

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