Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Sioux Indian Religion; Praying to the Great Mystery

Sioux Indian Religion; Praying to the Great Mystery

"Prayer to the Mystery" Oglala Sioux man, Picket Pin, wearing breechcloth, holding pipe with mouthpiece pointing skyward, buffalo skull at his feet.

Sioux Indian's religion: Slow Bull, full-length portrait, facing front, holding pipe, buffalo skull at his feet.

Sioux Indian religion. praying to the Great Mystery.  Slow Bull, squatting, wearing breechcloth, holding pipe with mouthpiece pointing skyward, buffalo skull at his feet.

Sioux Indian Religion. Photograph shows Saliva, an Oglala Sioux priest, dressed for the Hu Kalowa Pi ceremony.