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The One Mind Youth Movement or OMYM is a group of youth leaders organizing out of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota. It is a common belief among our people that the children literally are the future. They are the sacred seeds of our ancestors, inherently instilled with the values passed down through generations. We have to water them and they will blossom into the sacred flowers of life they are.

 We are aspiring to be the change that we wish to see in the world, and the salvation that our ancestors fought for.


 The 7 Lakota Values of Life

 • Wocekiya:  Prayer

  Finding spirituality by personally communicating with your higher power, this is communication between you and Tunkasila (creator)       without going through another person or leader.

 • Waohola:  Respect

   Showing consideration and respect for self, higher power, family, community and all life.

 • Waunsila:  Caring & Compassion

   Love, caring, empathetic and being concerned for one another in a good way, especially for the family, the elders, the young, the                orphans, the mourning, the sick, and for those working for the people.

 • Wowicake:  Honesty & Truth

   To be honest and truthful with yourself, the higher power, and others with sincerity.

 • Wawokiye:  Generosity

   To give, to share, to have a heart.  Helping without expecting anything in return, giving from the heart.

 • Wahwala:  Humility

   To be humble and modest.  To know that we are equals with others and to know that we are no better or less than others.

 • Woksape:  Wisdom

   To understand what is right and true, to use knowledge wisely.  With life's experiences, comes learning, then comes the wisdom.

Contact Us

Eagle Butte, SD 57625

Tel: 605-230-9623

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