Are You a Skin?

Back by popular demand!

At last! The quiz comes back from its long haitus on the rez.

The quiz that just won't go away returns again. Put your rez know-how, experiences and insights to the quiz.

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Cal Thunder Hawk

I'm an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux tribe, a federally-recognized tribe. I was born into the Sichangu clan called the "Owl Feather Warbonnet" clan who originally occupied the area now called "Saint Francis" and I was reared on the Rosebud Sioux Indian reservation in South Dakota.

Note on using this site:

To properly view the Lakhota characters on some of the pages within this site, download and install the Charis SIL 4.104 font. A link to the download page at is listed under the "Charis SIL 4.104" link in the upper right hand side of this page.

The font used to transcribe the Lakhota language is based on the Americanist Phonetic Alphabet. Further information on this method can be found at the link I've provided under Americanist Notation.

An essay "You Are Responsible" by Dr. K Sri Dhammananda in English with a Vietnamese translation, by T. T. Thích Trí Chơn, under the link "You Are Responsible". Dr. K Sri Dhammananda, born as Martin Garmage in the village of Kirinde in Matara, Sri Lanka, March 18, 1919, he was ordained as a novice monk in the Theravada Buddhist tradition at the age of 12 and he was fully ordained in 1940. He died, age 87 years old, August 31, 2006.


The Lesson of the Feather children's book was originally intended to provide a method for teaching English/Lakhota. However, the publisher, Tipi Press, chose to publish only the English translation. The sample under the link "Lesson of the Feather" provides a side-by-side Lakhota text and its English translation. In order to correctly view the Lakhota text, you will have to download and install the Charis SIL 4.01 font.