Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count)

Preparing for Winter

Winter weather was just as extreme on the prairie before colonization. Preparing for it was part of the daily existence of D/L/Nakota people. Getting ready for winter began in September. This involved harvesting and drying corn, berries, meat, and fish, to store underground. Preparing for winter now means checking in on our winter gear and warm clothing. Winter Weather Clothing […]