Lakotiyapi Revitalization


This project explores Lakotiyapi (Lakota language) revitalization and its impact on contemporary Lakota ceremonial life and religious engagement. This website documents the devastation inflicted upon the Lakotiyapi and culture, while also highlighting contemporary efforts to revive the language within Lakota communities. By demonstrating the significance of the Lakota language, the project underscores critical role of Lakotiyapi in facilitating full engagement in ceremonial life and religious practices among the Lakota people.