INTRODUCTION – The Story of Looking Back Woman COPYRIGHTED 2006 This story will shock most American Indians and non-Indians familiar with the story of the White Buffalo Calf Woman Pipe. It is a powerful and compelling story about a woman and a Sacred Pipe — a C'anupa Wakan — and her struggle to hold […]
I have in my possession the Cannunpa Wakan used by Grandfather Frank Fools Crow as Ceremonial Chief and Holy Man of the Western Teton Sioux during the first through the fourth White Buffalo Calf Pipe Ceremony and Sun Dance held at Green Grass, South Dakota between 1971 and 1975. These are the […]
COPYRIGHTED 2006 WILL THE REAL PIPE PLEASE STAND UP? There is a great deal of controversy about the size, shape and configuration of the "first" C'anupa Wakan. Some say the original Pipe was stolen many years ago while others say the Pipe is now on the Cheyenne River reservation at Green Grass, South Dakota. […]
ON THE REZ ROAD The Cheyenne River Reservation grew quiet for a short while after the first White Buffalo Calf Pipe Ceremony and Sun Dance in 1971. [ NOTE: The first Ceremony was celebrated by Fools Crow in 1970 and Calvin Dupree was one of the dancers, because the 1971 Ceremony and Sun Dance was the […]
"We are called to become hollow bones for our people, and anyone else we can help. We are not supposed to seek power for our personal use and honor. What we bones really become is the pipeline that connects Wakan Tanka, the helpers and the community together…" ~~Frank Fools Crow On Healing, Ceremonial Chief – Western Teton […]
COPYRIGHTED 2006 "…I feel it is so important for everyone who believes, and practices Lakota religion, to be encouraged in their faith by being able to see our Sacred Pipe. It is really the people's pipe, it belongs to the Nation's who believe in the teachings. It is not a tool of spiritual materialism, […]
The Story of Elk Head Family Keepers of the Pte Hincala Cannunpa As Floyd Hand tells it, a beautiful lady in a rainbow colored dress appeared to him in a vivid dream May 1997 and said she soon would bring a message of peace and unity to mankind. This woman was Lila Wakan, very sacred, and […]
Call of the Prairie The First Dupree in South Dakota By Calvin Dupree and Suzanne (BJ) Dupree-Wade Fredrick Dupuis and wife Good Elk Woman, with Grandson Pete Dupuis Good Elk Woman had a son from a previous marriage that Fred adopted and his name was Chief Henry Makes Room Junior. Fredrick Dupuis came from Longueil, […]
Staring with Fred Dupris and Good Elk Woman and their children Marcella, Vetal, Josephine, Cunkagipa, and Alma. The remaining children are shown on Part 2.
DUPREE FAMILY TREE Part 2 Starting with Fred Dupris and Good Elk Woman and their remaining children, David Xavier (the Great Great Grandfather of LBW), Edward, Estella, Maggie/Mary, and Peter/Skaska.
DUPREE FAMILY TREE Part 3 This shows the Dupris/Dupree family names corresponding with Wilbur A. Riegert's book (Quest for the pipe of the Sioux: As Viewed from Wounded Knee), as protectors of the Pipe. Starting with George Red Horse and Nellie Blue Haired Horse, showing the marriage of Frank Dupris( Grandson to Fred […]
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Dupree-Dupris-Dupuis Family tree for Looking Back Woman-Suzanne Dupree-HakiktaWin-Belva June SUZANNE Schuldt re: Belva June Dupree
Staring with Fred Dupris and Good Elk Woman and their children Marcella, Vetal, Josephine, Cunkagipa, and Alma. The remaining children are shown on Part 2. DUPREE FAMILY TREE Part 2 Starting with F… Source: Dupree-Dupris-Dupuis Family tree for Looking Back Woman-Suzanne Dupree Mary Good Elk Woman was the surviving Sister of Sitting Bull, Mother to […]