Wild Edibles Traditional Medicine: Plantains by Linda Black Elk

A friend once told me that “everyone who works with plants has a miraculous story about plantain.” I have found this to be very true. I often tell the story of the little girl who burned her foot in the sweat lodge and was able to completely heal her massive, painful blisters in less than an hour. Continue reading

Sacred Stone Village Continues to Stand

Last year, the resistance camp known as the Sacred Stone Camp burst onto the global stage with its historic effort to stop the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Today, the camp, now known as the Sacred Stone Village, continues to stand with a variety of projects from supporting other resistance camps, to planting trees, helping youth, to building renewable resource technologies. Continue reading

Sacred Stone Camp Hosts Mni Wiconi Water is Life Youth Festival

Ft. Yates Standing Rock Sioux Tribe – From July 6th – 7th, the Sacred Stone Camp hosted the Mni Wiconi Water is Life Youth Festival at Sitting Bull College. The festival featured music, arts, films and workshops. Continue reading

Message to Water Protectors: Protecting Yourself from Toxins by Linda Black Elk

Hello everyone, I’ve written up a plan to help water protectors who feel they may have been exposed to various poisons including herbicides, pesticides, surfactants, tear gas, pepper spray, etc. Please pass this around to anyone you feel might have concerns about exposure. Continue reading