Native Nations Standing together for the Paris Climate Change Agreement

Cannon Ball, ND, Taholah, WA, La Conner, WA and Juneau, AK – Four Native Nations from across North America announced today that they will continue to uphold and support the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Continue reading

Leonard Peltier Message of Solidarity to Water Protectors

Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a SOLIDARITY statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great honor. I must admit it is very difficult for me to even begin this statement as my eyes get so blurred from tears and my heart swells with pride, as chills run up and down my neck and back. I’m so proud of all of you young people and others there. Continue reading

Registration now open for the 2016 Lakota Summer Institute

Registration is now open for the 2016 Lakota Summer Institute to be held June 6-24th at Sitting Bull College located in Fort Yates on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The Lakota Summer Institute is a one of a kind opportunity for Lakota language teachers and learners! Continue reading

Speaking Lakota: Where are you from? Nitúktetaƞhaƞ he?

LRInspire presents: learning to speak Lakota Where are you from? Nitúktetaƞhaƞ he?

When meeting someone for the first time one of the first questions always asked is, “Where are you from?” Non-Native peoples often interpret this as meaning where do you live, but the question is really asking about ones tribal affiliation. Continue reading