He Sapa New Life Wesleyan Church * P.O. Box 7543 Rapid City, SD 57709 * (605) 391-1507


Training Video's

The Lakota culture is vastley
different than the white middle class culture. Join us as Elder Larry Salway guides us though some of these differences to better understand one another. Click on the links to the right to discover understanding. Each video is approximately

5 - 8 minutes.


Rev. Larry Salway grew up on the Rosebud Reservation in southwestern South Dakota. He rose out of the poverty of his childhood and became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and later, a professor at the Oglala Lakota College campuses in Kyle and Rapid City, SD. He served for five years as Tribal Judge in Rosebud, SD. Rev. Salway has also served as pastor of churches in Arizona and South Dakota. Larry is the Director of Wesleyan Native Ministries.
LAKOTA CULTURE Session 1 - Setting Aside our Preconceptions

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 2 - Cultural Comparisons (Part 1)

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 3 - Cultural Comparisons (Part 2)

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 4 - The 4 Levels of Native Acculturation

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 5 - The Interpersonal Styles of Native People

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 6 - Stereotypes: How Native People May View Non-Native People (Part 1)

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 7 - Stereotypes: How Native People May View Non-Native People (Part 2)

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 8 - The Medicine Wheel: Introduction

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 9 - Values, Virtues, and Ceremonies

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 10 Sacredness of the Sacred Hoop

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 11 - RESTORING THE BROKEN HOOP: Living in Harmony

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 12 - RESTORING THE BROKEN HOOP: Living in Balance

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 13 - RESTORING THE BROKEN HOOP: Discovering Beauty and Peace

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 14 - How our Sacred Hoop is Broken

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 15 - The Result of a Broken Sacred Hoop

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 16 - RESTORING THE BROKEN HOOP: Spiritual Renewal

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 17 - Spiritual Renewal: The Greatest Sun Dancer

LAKOTA CULTURE Session 18 - Walking the Red Road