Uŋktómi & the Copyrights of the Dakota/Lakota Language

Uŋktómi & the Copyrights of the Dakota/Lakota Language

Uŋktómi & the Copyrights of the Dakota/Lakota Language Uŋktómi & the Copyrights of the Dakota/Lakota Language I created this after reading more and more how outside entities (linguists, researchers, universities) are copyrighting Indigenous languages and making it...
Return of Wakíŋyaŋ

Return of Wakíŋyaŋ

Return of Wakíŋyaŋ Order Prints. Limited to 25 prints. Please click the link below to choose your size. Thank you. $500.00 – $650.00Select options Return of Wakíŋyaŋ Marlena Myles, Vector Illustration, 2019 Created for the If this bluff could talk...
Unci Maka

Unci Maka

Uŋčí Makhá Uŋčí Makhá says, “Don’t make those without their minds famous” Vector Illustration, 2018. Program: Adobe Illustrator CC This piece is situated at my favorite place in Imníža-ská (“White Cliffs” / St. Paul, MN) along the Wakpá tháŋka...
Anpetu Wi

Anpetu Wi

Aŋpétu Wí ​In Dakota/Language stories, Wi refers to the Sun & Moon: Aŋpétu Wí (Morning Light), the solar version, is one of the more powerful spirits to the Oceti Sakowin. His wife is Haŋwí (evening light), the moon spirit. He is considered the leader of the...
Unk & Unktehi

Unk & Unktehi

Uŋk & Maka ​In Dakota/Lakota stories, Uŋk is the former companion to Maka, the Earth spirit. However the two were constantly quarreling and eventually, Maka banished Uŋk to the waters. Uŋk obviously didn’t appreciate this banishment, but she ended up as the...

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