Tribal Resources

Sinte Gleska University

Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Lakota Dakota Information Home Page

Indian Country Today, Lakota Times


Aboriginal Star Knowledge

Oxford Conferences on Archaeoastronomy

Center for Archaeoastronomy


Denver Astronomy Society

International Dark Skies Association

Arvada Center

Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD)

Center for Archaeoastronomy (University of Maryland)

Joyce Herold
Curator of Ethnology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
[email protected]

Laura Danly
Curator of Space Sciences
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
[email protected]

Recommended Reading

Benningfield, Damond."Native Skies." StarDate March/April 2001, 4–9.

Bol, Marsha C., ed. The Stars Above, The Earth Below: American Indians and Nature. Roberts Rinehart Publishers for Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 1998.

Froiland, Sven G. Natural History of the Black Hills and Badlands. The Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, 1999.

Goodman, Ronald. Lakota Star Knowledge: Studies in Lakota Stellar Theology, 2nd ed. Sinte Gleska University, 1992.

Hassrick, Royal B.The Sioux: Life and Customs of A Warrior Society. University of Oklahoma Press, 1964.

Krupp, Ed. Beyond the Blue Horizon. HarperCollins, 1991.

Krupp, Ed. Echoes of the Ancient Skies.
Harper Row, 1983.

Monroe, J. and R. Williamson.They Dance in the Sky. Houghton Mifflin, 1987.

Neihardt, John G. Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Ogalala Sioux. University of Nebraska Press, 1961, 1979.

Walker, James R. Lakota Belief and Ritual, eds. Raymond J. Demallie and Elaine A Jahner. University of Nebraska Press, 1980.

Children’s Books

Bruchac, Joseph and Jonathan London. Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back: A Native American Year of Moons. Paper Star, 1992.

Caduto, Michael J. and Joseph Bruchac. Keepers of the Night: Native American Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children. Fulcrum Publishing, 1994.

Goble, Paul. Love Flute. Aladdin Paperbooks, 1992.

Goble, Paul. Star Boy. Aladdin Paperbooks, 1983.

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