Lakota Belief and Ritual
By J.R. Walker. Softcover. 329 pgs.
The author recorded a wealth of information on the traditional lifeways of the Oglala Sioux. He obtained this information while he was an agency physician on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Walker served on the reservation between 1896 and 1914.
This collection of documents records individual variations of traditional wisdom from a whole generation of holy men.