PO BOX 2035 Pine Ridge, S.D. 57770

(605) 899-9560


Alexander Richard

 Alexander Richard  common man Ekcheya' Wichasha'.  Cheta ' Wakiya' Ki' Washichu' Thunderhawk Interperter. 

Gail Richard

 Gail Richard Ekcheya' wi' common woman. Wookiyewin'  or Cheyesawi' 

Mitakuye' Oyasin' Our Family or Tiospaye'

 The Lakota believe that inside the grandmother Unchi' Maka', we were developing as human beings.  We represent Two legged~Hu' Nupa',  Wicho' Ye' Changhe'~ generations, Wi' Chajghe'~ name, Wichoiye'~ language ~ , and the seven ceremonies that are reflected in the Lakota Creation stories, and also our way of life.  Our language is learned from these stories also, and are instrumental in the preservation of our culture.  Oyate' Wichoiye' , not only means, the language,  it means "the way". Help us preserve this culture for future generations to come. 

About Us

Ehu' hunke ~ creation stories


Ehu' hunke'  ~ creation stories are the telling of a story, and are passed from one person to another, as well as from generation to generation. Without the telling of these stories in our native language, much of their significance is lost. Without living our traditional ways, many of the lessons taught in the stories cannot be understood. This is why it is vital to preserve the Lakota language and traditional cultural ways and values. Lakota believe that through prayer , we can reflect the importance of prayer and  its importance in our lives, and use it to bring us closer to each other, as well as to our creator. We represent the Treaties of the Indgenious, the Oyate', and mankind . We strive to unite in peace and to be an accessible welcoming environment for all.  We also intend through our work and prayer, to strengthen the unilateral beliefs of the Indigenous Nations, as well as the world at large
Mitakuye Oyasin

Our Family and Tiospaye



 Returning the Bison to the Native lands. The return of the horse Nation, Restoring Natural foods sources and Housing to name a few. The general health and welfare of all nations alike. 
As a praying people,  we continue the walk to bring these foundations to our Oyate, our future generations. Water to our homes and a way to live as we choose.  The supreme law states that , and as the oyate we have the right to represent, The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Pub. L. 101-601, 25 U.S.C. 3001 et seq., 104 Stat. 3048, is a United States federal law enacted on 16 November 1990.   

Po Box 2035
Pineridge, S.D. 57770

Vicor Physical Address:

1081 BIA 33 Manderson. S.D. 57756
You can also call 605-899-9560
OR EMAIL US Cheyesawi@lakotaoyatewowakan.org

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 Ways You Can Help:​
The money to operate Lakota Oyate Wowakan comes primarily from tax deductible  monetary contributions and Treaty Obligations for the benefit of the Oyate.  All Lakota Nations, and the unilateral use from the public of land and resources to generate  revenue to benefit Sovereign Nations  and the Unites states of America.  All sister nations and federally recognized tribes and citizens of the United States of America benefits from this trust and the Treaty Obligations. The special office of the trustee and the agency have a trust responsibility to the Oyate , as well as to all sister Nations.  All mankind benefit from Lakota land and resources, represented in these treaties.  

Get Involved

 We are an indigenous non profit organization that works with the lakota oyate and all human beings alike.  We are common man,  Ekcheya' Wichasha', to help people on Unchi' Maka' by putting the education of who we are as two legged in a light of sacredness . The sacredness that we use to exist on unchi' maka' is that , the little bit of time is measured by how we use it. Woplia'.  


Our Family or Tiospaye'

Junior Warden

 Jonas Richard Junior Warden Youth leader and common man Ekcheya' Wichasha'. Lakota know him as Muza' Hokshila Iron boy.   


We are Verified through IRS Charitible Organizations, and the Indian Tribal Governments Charitible Organizations . We are representing the Treaty rights and the Cobell settlements Special appointee for this funding of all land and resource management .   

Junior youth leader

 Julian Richard  , Junior Youth leader and common man.  Ekcheya' Wichasha'. Lakota know him as Ichkipeyapi'    



 The American Indian Religious Freedom Act (commonly abbreviated to AIRFA) is a US federal law and a joint resolution of Congress that was passed in 1978. It was created to protect and preserve the traditional religious rights and cultural practices of American Indians, Eskimos, Inuits and Native Hawaiians.  

OUR Mission

Lakota Oyate Wowakan remaking the INDIAN AGENT for the office of the special trustte,  Appointed. KEN SALAZZAR.  

We represent the Treaties of the 1851 1868 and all Federally recognized tribes, and the unilateral public land and resources that exist because of our treaty obligations. 

Lakota Oyate represents , The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA; Public Law 89-665; 54 U.S.C. 300101 et seq.) is legislation intended to preserve historical and archaeological sites in the United States of America.