“Walking the Red Road” …. a gallery!!!


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It Is What It Is

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~~March 23, 2014~~

The red road is a concept of the right path of life, as inspired by some of the beliefs found in a variety of Native American spiritual teachings.

Native Americans’ spiritual teachings are diverse, and while there are sometimes common elements, the ceremonies and many of the beliefs are unique to the people of these diverse bands, tribes and nations.

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~~Black Elk~~

The concept was first brought to non-native American audiences by John G. Neihardt, in his book Black Elk Speaks. Though Black Elk (1863–1950) was Oglala Lakota, the book was authored by Neihardt, who is non-Native. While lauded by non-Native audiences, and inspirational to many New Age groups, the book is largely considered to not be representative of actual Lakota beliefs. Neidhardt claimed that Black Elk believed he had an obligation to “help to bring my people back into the sacred hoop, that they might…

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