Wednesday, August 24, 2011
I met Tim at the On-A-Slant Mandan Indian Village located within Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park and though he didn't have much time to dedicate to our site, it was a good visit. We had to squeeze in as much information about the history, culture, language, archaeology, and humor as we could.
Here's a link to Tim's article as it appeared on the website www.news.com.au. Check it out Tim's story: http://www.news.com.au/travel/world/discover-native-america/story-e6frfqai-1225851735427
Thank you to North Dakota Tourism, Tim Richards and www.news.com.au for this!
MANDAN, N.D. - The
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The Rosebud Winter Count, also called the Anderson Winter Count, entry for 1755 depicts a man holding aloft what is supposed to represent the Lodge Pole Pine. This pine is long and slender. The tree itself is harvested and shaved to make tipi poles.
This image of Bear Butte was taken a few miles north of Newell, SD. Bear Butte is about twenty-five miles south from this point.
About ten miles north and westerly of Bear Butte. A few miles south from where I took this are recently contructed biker bars and campgrounds. Its distressing to the native community who go to pray at this site to have to see and hear loud music and rumbling motorcycles.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
A Site of Two Battles
By Dakota Wind