Results for tag: cheyenne river

Young Pow Wow Dancer Shares Her ‘Lakota in America’ Story

In this new short film, Lakota in America, Square, Inc. shares the story of a young Lakota pow wow dancer and her life on the reservation. Genevieve Iron Lightning is a young Lakota dancer on the Cheyenne River Reservation, one of the poorest communities in the US. Unemployment, addiction, alcoholism,...

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Lakota Singer Nominated for Best New Artist at 2015 Indigenous Music Awards

[caption id="attachment_14566" align="aligncenter" width="230"] Photo by Doug Thomas Photography[/caption]   Gabrielle Knife has been singing all of her life. She says, “Singing well? Not until about my sophomore year in High School. Around this time of my life is when I began looking into the Wicaglata, or ‘women singing behind...

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