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Tayamni & Coffey Summer Adventure 2016
Denise E. posted a topic in Owner Check InIt's been a crazy year with lots of changes, blessings and issues. My sister and I had a great trip, being at ceremony (while dogs vaca'd in Dallas), and I think the dogs are ready to do it all again next week! I had 637 pictures from the trip so I've brought it down to a somewhat manageable amount. I will post separate replies so not all pics at once. Also posted in to some separate threads .... wow! Guess I miss that I can't get out to the Gathering and SDK yet. So here's what we do I hope I will be able to post and write more this year with you all so I don't bombard all
American Indian Dogs Visit Ceremony GroundsI am hunka Lakota and have lived the family ways as taught to me for over 25 years. Ceremonies are a very important part of every day life. One of the Lakota's Seven Sacred Rites is the Sun Dance Ceremony. This ceremony takes place during the summer and many families host / sponsor this ceremony (hundreds across the US on and off reservation). Prayers are for the good of the people. One of our Lakota Chiefs spoke to us about how important the dogs were to the Lakotas, they weren't pets they were family (Lakota called them Sunka) and when the horse came along they named it Sunka Wa