Cultural Heritage of the Lakota Sioux
The inhabitants of the Pine Ridge Reservation are the Lakota Sioux, which translates to friend. The Lakota still practice ceremonies based on the seven sacred rites of their religion. Currently, they practice the oral tradition and hold a traditional powwow which is held the fourth week of every August (Oglala Sioux Tribe Community Environmental Profile (more info) ).
Further Explore the Cultural Heritage of the Lakota SiouxResources on the cultural heritage of the Lakota Sioux
- Oglala Sioux Tribe Community Environmental Profile (more info) This site presents information about the heritage and the current issues of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Topics include tribal government, land, culture, history, climate, tribal economy, transportation, recreation, public utilities, community services, housing, and future.
- Lakota: Links and Resources (more info) This site includes pages and links to many aspects of the Lakota Sioux culture and heritage.