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Chief Arvol Looking Horse


Articles by Chief Arvol Looking Horse

Concerning the deaths in Sedona

Concerning the deaths in Sedona

As Keeper of our Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe Bundle, I am concerned for the two deaths and illnesses of the many people who participated in a sweat lodge in Sedona, Ariz. that brought our sacred rite under fire in the news. I would like to clarify that lodge,...

Native Currents

I humbly ask for all People to make prayers According to the U.S. National Park Service, so far this winter Yellowstone National Park and the Montana Department of Livestock have trapped and slaughtered 1,187 wild buffalo migrating from the Yellowstone plateau to winter range in the Gardiner Basin and Madison...

Native Currents

I humbly ask for all People to make prayersAccording to the U.S. National Park Service, so far this winter Yellowstone National Park and the Montana Department of Livestock have trapped and slaughtered 1,187 wild buffalo migrating from the Yellowstone plateau to winter range in the Gardiner Basin and Madison...

We must unite to sustain Mother Earth

Mitakuye (my relative), I, Chief Arvol Looking Horse, of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota Nation, ask you to understand an indigenous perspective on what has happened in America, what we call “Turtle Island.” My words seek to unite the global community through a message from our sacred ceremonies to spiritually,...

Looking Horse Proclamation on the Protection of Ceremonies

Looking Horse Proclamation on the Protection of CeremoniesMarch 13, 2003I Chief Arvol Looking Horse, 19th Generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe, would like to thank all the people that attended this historic "Protection of Ceremonies" meeting:* Bernard Red Cherries, Northern Cheyenne Nation, Northern Cheyenne Priest...