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Lakolya Waoniya

Lakolya Waoniya (Breathing Life into the Lakota Language) is a paid three-year holistic development experience centered on developing Lakota language fluency and strengthening Lakota lifeways.

Learn more:

December 2021 Project Update:

September 2021 Project Launch:

Participant Applications are Live! 

  • We are now accepting applications for the first seven participants!

  • After an initial screening and interview, the final program participants will be chosen through a random lottery.​

  • Selected participants will begin classes in Spring 2022.

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