Traditional Values Of Dakota Life
Remember the values of our people. Put them into practice in the battle against Meth in Indian Country.
Woc’ekiya: Praying - Finding spirituality by communicating with your higher power, this communication between you and Tunkasila without going through another person or spirit.
Wa o’hola: Respect - For self, higher power, family, community and all life.
Wa on’sila: Caring and Compassion - Love, caring and concern for one another in a good way, especially for the family, the old ones, the young ones, the orphans, the one in mourning, the sick ones, and the ones working for the people.
Wowijke: Honesty and Truth - With yourself, higher power and others with sincerity.
Wawokiye: Generosity and Caring - Helping without expecting anything in return, giving from the heart.
Wah’wala: Humility - We have a spirit; we are not better or less than others.
Woksape: Wisdom - Practice with knowledge comes wisdom.