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Prepare For Your Visit

What to Wear/Bring

  • Check the Weather Forecast
  • Casual and Comfortable clothing
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Depending on the season and weather bring an appropriate jacket
  • Sun Protection: Hat, Sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.
  • Rain Gear: If you are visiting during a rainy day please bring your poncho or umbrella
  • Water
  • Insect Repellent
  • Backpack/Daypack/Purse

Learn about Lakota History and Culture

  • Familiarize yourself with the history and struggles faced by the Lakota people. Understanding their past will help you appreciate their present culture and resilience.
  • Read books or watch documentaries about the Lakota Sioux

Ask Permission for Photography

Always ask for permission before taking photos

Listen and Learn

Be an active listener when engaging with local people. Listen to their stories, experiences, and perspectives.

Be Patient and Open-Minded

Keep in mind that you may encounter different viewpoints and experiences. Be open to learning and broadening your understanding.

Support Local Artisans and Businesses

Consider purchasing authentic Lakota crafts, artwork, and products. This supports the local economy and artists.