Across The Creek

November 2014

Recovering Lakota Culture

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“It’s still here.” That’s the assurance of elder Albert White Hat — that the spirit, songs and power of the Lakota are fully present today. These words seem at odds with the broken-down villages, addictions and sense of loss on Lakota reservations, but White Hat believes that every person has potential to be a leader. “Somebody has to do it,” said White Hat. “We just have to go back and take it.”
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Full Episode

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Broken by the legacy of colonialism, the Lakota Tribes struggle for restoration, healing and rebuilding. This film is a conversation between the elder and younger generations about reclaiming their stories and culture. By looking at the family structure, spirituality, language and values, they hope to build a vision for the future.
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