Lakota Creation Stories, Star Knowledge, and the Importance of Water

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Grandmother Leola One Feather is Oglala Lakota from Wounded Knee, South Dakota. She was raised by her mother, grandmother and great grandmother with Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Ways. Leola’s knowledge is extensive and she is involved with documenting pre-historic sites and Sacred Sites throughout Lakota land. She has documented Lakota Star Knowledge and Star Stories and has been instrumental in resurrecting old ceremonies, including “Women” ceremonies, on the Pine Ridge reservation. Leola was involved in the “Wounded Knee” struggle in 1973 and prayed with prominent Medicine Men, Frank Fools Crow and Zac Bear Shield. She is also part of the Grandmother Wisdom Keeper's Counsel of The Morning Star Foundation. Leola has taught the Lakota language and culture throughout the Pine Ridge schools and is blessed with 8 children and 16 grandchildren.

When: Tuesday February 21, 2017
Where: MiraCosta Colege Oceanside Campus Aztlan Room
Time: 6-8 PM
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This event is proudly sponsored by the Diversity, Equity Cultural Competency (DEqCC) Committee, Student Equity, the History Department, and MEChA de MiraCosta College Space is limited . This event is open to all and Flex eligible