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    The Lakota Way

    I was not sure what to expect when I started out with this book, but what I found in the covers is a concise lesson in what it takes to be human, a citizen of this planet wandering the cosmos. The book quotes Lakota stories and myths to explain the 12 virtues that are key to The Lakota Way: humility, perseverance, respect, honour, love, sacrifice, truth, compassion, bravery, fortitude, generosity, and wisdom. As we are read these stories, along with more modern interpretations that bring them to date, we learn about ourselves and how we should be living, and how to be better people. Many of these virtues are also…