lakota

Lakota housing

As promised the other day, here are some shots from Pine Ridge. As mentioned in the LarkCrafts post, there is a real need for donations. For everything, not just mittens. Batesland is a ‘neighborhood’ on the rez. Population 88. The towns on the reservation are not like a typical small…

Free Project: Red Fleece Mittens

Readers, I was blessed to work with the Lakota over the summer with my daughter and our church’s youth group. This morning, LarkCrafts mentioned the Lakota of Pine Ridge in the “Craft Your Life” area with a Free Project: Red Fleece Mittens. I wanted to say that the people of…

House crafting

I made a teepee in the traditional Lakota manner! You can see me on the left with my back to the camera. A teepee? It was just for fun, not for living in. I spent the first week of August crafting some BIG things on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in…