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Remembering Lakota Ways (PHOTOS)

(114) Comments | Posted November 17, 2012 | 6:25 AM

My last name, Her Many Horses, is the Lakota name of my paternal great grandmother. A more accurate English translation of her name is Many Horses Woman, meaning that she owned many horses. Among Lakota people, horses were a means of measuring wealth, but a far more important demonstration of...

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