STORY TIME WITH UŊČÍ & LALÁ
The Raccoon and the Bee Tree

Aktá Lakota Museum 1301 N. Main St., Chamerlain, SD

Today our story is The Raccoon and the Bee Tree authored by Charles A. Eastman and Elaine Goodale Eastman; illustrated by Susan Turnbul. About the story:  This tale is 100 years old and is an American Indian tale. Traditionally told only verbally Charles Eastman decided to put the story into print at his wife’s suggestion. […]

STORY TIME WITH UŊČÍ & LALÁ
The Rough-Face Girl

Aktá Lakota Museum 1301 N. Main St., Chamerlain, SD

Today our story is The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin; illustrated by David Shannon. About the story:  In an Algonquin village by the shores of Lake Ontario, many young women have tried to win the affections of the powerful Invisible Being who lives with his sister in a great wigwam near the forest. Then came […]

STORY TIME WITH UŊČÍ & LALÁ
The Star People: A Lakota Legend

Aktá Lakota Museum 1301 N. Main St., Chamerlain, SD

Today our story is The Star People: A Lakota Legend written and illustrated by S. D. Nelson, and read by Dakota Uåçi Belinda. About the story:  A grandmother's love is forever in this story of remembrance and tradition from award-winning author and member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe S. D. Nelson Sister Girl and […]

STORY TIME WITH UŊČÍ & LALÁ
The Buffalo Jump

Aktá Lakota Museum 1301 N. Main St., Chamerlain, SD

Today our story is The Buffalo Jump by Peter Roop, illustrated by Bill Farnsworth. About the story:  Little Blaze wants to be the buffalo runner who leads the herd over the buffalo jump cliff. Each jump means food for his people and new buffalo skins for robes and lodges. A jump is also a chance […]