From White Buffalo Naming Ceremony, a Conversation With Lakota Medicine Man
Lakota Medicine Man Steve Stonearrow traveled to northwestern Connecticut along with a group of Lakota elders to perform a naming ceremony for a white buffalo born June 16. This interview took place the night of July 29, the day after Stonearrow named the white buffalo Yellow Medicine Dancing Boy in ceremony.
A research study conducted by a team of psychiatrists based in Los Angeles, California concluded that drumming is beneficial for American Indians and Alaska Natives with substance abuse disorders, but clinical trials are needed to establish it as a standard treatment.Winnemem Wintu Tribe Wrestles With Bureaucracy to Perform Sacred Ritual
Following many protests and support from grassroots activists to protect the privacy of their Coming of Age ceremony, the Winnemem Wintu Tribe was allowed to hold its ceremony along the McCloud River in northern California with minimal interference from outsiders.
GOSHEN, Conn. (AP) — The birth of a white bison, among the rarest of animals, is bringing Native Americans who consider it a sacred event to celebrate at one of the least likely of places, a farm in New England.Historic inspiration comes home to roost
After reading a book about legendary Sioux medicine man Black Elk at the age of thirteen, Jayson Fann was inspired to take action. Six months later he had left his home in Omaha, Nebraska to travel to the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota and was sitting shoulder to shoulder with Fools Crow and Dawson Has No Horses, learning the ancient Native American traditions of Sacred Hoops.