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Wakan Tonka

In the Sioux way of life, Wakan Tanka is the term for "the sacred" or "the divine". This is usually translated as "The Great Spirit".

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Strategic Plan
Dignity, honor, and respect for Wakan Tonka (Great Spirit), Unci Maka ( grandmother earth), our heritage, and ourselves are values of the Dakota Wiconi.
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The Wakan Tanka are those which made everything. They Tanka, and the Sky and the Earth and the Rock. They are Wakan.
Strength in Sisterhood _SIS_ Society
Palamaya Wakan tonka, ooshay mi yalo, tahanshay & weas. Lakota Sioux.
The Gospel of the Redman
Sep 15, 2007 to tell us about the Whiteman's Wakantonka, his Great Spirit.
TRANSMISSION OF VALUES:
American cultures that one cannot know Wakan Tonka (the Indian Spirit Master) directly. Hence, one cannot pray directly to god.

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So I return to my original question: How should we pray on this National Day
Do you think I care whether you call me Yahweh, Jehovah, Allah, Wakantonka, Brahma, Father, Mother, or even The Void or Nirvana?

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Wakan Tanka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Sioux way of life, Wakan Tanka is the term for "the sacred" or "the divine". This is usually translated as "The Great Spirit".
Wakan Tanka - Thomas Merton Center
Tonka (1958) - Overview - TCM.com
The next morning when White Bull goes searching for the missing items, he captures the horse and names it Tonka Wakan, meaning "The Great One.
MEET THORSBY TOY FOX TERRIER AKC CHAMPION GIRLS
Sire: Ch Jacobs and Maldon Wakan Tonka. Dam: Jacobs' Five Oaks Fistfull of Class. Sire: Ch Jacobs' Tonka' BackAtcha Tuff.
Tufferenhell Sire: Gr.Ch. Jacobs & Maldon'Wakan Tonka Dam: Gr.Ch.
Sire: Gr.Ch. Jacobs & Maldon'Wakan Tonka Dam: Gr.

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