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Albert White Hat

Albert White Hat, Sr. is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and has been a Lakota language instructor for 25 years. In 1999 he published Reading and Writing the Lakota Language. Mr. White Hat has provided Lakota translations for Hollywood movies, including Dances with Wolves. He is a nationally respected tribal leader much in demand as a speaker at conferences and other gatherings.

Excerpt of Albert White Hat's talk at the "Planning for Seven Generations" conference in Boulder, CO, March 2008. By permission of Albert White Hat and with thanks to conference organizers.

Myron Ford, the singer you hear on this website, is enrolled at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, where he is a student in the Environmental Science and American Indian Studies programs. He is a member of the Yankton Nakota Tribe and the Lower Brule Lakota Tribe.

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Last updated: October 14, 2009