Remembering Ray

New piece in the Lakota Country Times.  If you’re in South Dakota, pick up a copy.

I met Ray Takes War Bonnet a few years ago when I started attending Inipi ceremonies down near Medicine Root Creek, over at Ed Young Man Afraid of His Horses’ place. I looked forward to Wednesday nights, to the jokes beforehand, the glowing rocks, the almost unbearable heat, the smoke and the songs.  Read more…


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