|Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha|
|June 19, 2014 M. Timothy Nolting|
An 1893 image of the highest mountain in South Dakota.
This past week my wife, Deb, and I attended a sacred Lakota ceremony for the ‘freeing of the spirit’ and ‘wiping of the tears.’ Lakota holy man Basil Brave Heart gathered us together on a high point of rocks overlooking a lush, green valley on the southern fringes of the Black Hills. Under the grey skies of an impending spring rain Basil sent the spirit of our close friend, David, on a journey where, in death, he would join the spirits of his anc...
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