Lakota Language Book / CD
Common Coversational Phrases
This booklet contains simple and common phrases in Lakota. These terms are used daily and are basic in the interactive involvement in speech. You will also find a Pipe filling song, a Four Directions song, a Grandfather song, and a Thanksgiving song. Songs that are very relevant to the Inipi (Purification Rite), also an example of prayer. The final section is an English-Dakota dictionary for the words that are present in the book.
Lakota medicine man Pete Catches Sr. states in the book Sacred Fireplace, "If you are going to participate in Lakota ceremonies, you should learn the language."