Grandmother Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance

Oglala Lakota, Black Hills, South Dakota, USA

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“We are here with a prayer for our generations, for our grandchildren who are suffering, for our children’s grandchildren.” – Grandmother Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance


Lakota keeper of the traditional ways, great grandmother, Native American Church elder, sundancer, health worker for people with diabetes. Beatrice is a member of the Council of Language Elders, focusing on Oglala Lakota language immersion and teaching their native tongue to children and to elders.