A descriptive analysis of the Lakota literature and oral traditions: Covering many catalogues in storytelling such as Lakota mythology, creation stories of the universe, man and all creations, the historical events, leaders, sites and sacred objects and places. The Iktomi-trickster- stories –Lakota stories on humor, nature, adventure, animal kingdom, music, and personal human-interest stories.
- Course creator: Leslie Mesteth
This is a continuation of the introduction to the Lakota language. Emphasis will be placed on the Lakota alphabet, kinship terms, numerical system and simple sentence structure. Added emphasis will be on everyday language survival skills – speaking the language. Writing will be minimal.
- Teacher: William Buffo