Black Robes & AIM going for the land grab to exploit ancestry
It is obvious why Rosebud insists on “legal title” for themselves even though quite a few other Nations have ancestral connections to Pe Sla. It seems for a dozen or so Tribes to put up 750,000 each for the lands to be placed in some form of trust is not an option. Why Not?
In the Oct. 3rd NY Times article, Mr. Boyd, treasurer of the Rosebud states, “It was always our intention to work with other tribes.”
Rosebud press release about securing funds: “The Rosebud Sious Tribal Council expressed its wish to work with other tribal councils on the management of the site, “if the sale is finalized in Rosebud’s favor”
Oct. 3rd 2012: NY Times article, “Our ceremonial patterns would collapse,” said Victor Douville, who teaches Lakota history and culture at Sinte Gleska University in Mission, S.D. Mr. Douville said that there had been annual_pilgrimages at Pe’ Sla for 3,000 years,
Sept 3, 2012 , AIM affiliated Lastrealindians and the Lakota Peoples Law Project press release defined Pe Sla as: “The Lakota pilgrimage site Pe’ Sla for the Sioux Nation“
Reverend Linda Kramer of Borderlands Ranch conducts “Spiritual Pilgrimages” in the Heart of Pe Sla as per her words along with the spiritual person Ben Rhodd from Rosebud who did the shake and bake ceremony for Chapel of Sacred Mirrors ceremonial grail. And with Rev. Martin Brokenleg, an Episcopal priest who is also a Benedictine oblate of Blue Cloud Abbey. More than half the chapters in the Rule of St. Benedict describe how to be obedient and humble, and what to do when a member of the community is not.
“In 1998 through 2000 the Gatherings were held at Borderlands Retreat Center, on the Pesla, the Heart of the Heart of Turtle Island. Ben Rhodd was instrumental in bringing the Spiritual Unity Gathering to the Black Hills in 1992 and has continued his involvement throughout the period.” – The Gathering of Eagles –
Working relationship thus far of Douville who was quoted in the NYTimes:
personal collaborators, Victor Douville & Rev. Linda Kramer of Borderlands Ranch
Ben Rhodd conducts SunDances and Sweats at Borderlands Ranch for Linda Kramer who’s Spiritual Pilgrimages consist of a mixture of Celtic, Anglican and Lakota beliefs and ceremonies to build “her” spiritual community. He is a contract archeologist for Rosebud and is a member of the Potawatomi and Choctaw tribes of Oklahoma who teaches about Lakota Star Knowledge. Seminar of Ben Rhodd for Sinte Gleska University at the “First Church of What’s Happening”. Get ready for these people and AIM affiliations to take their “Great Mystery” teachings and transform ancestry into the “Great Unfathomed Mystery for a pay to play and pray Disney Land.
other blogs entries about Pe Sla
On another Note about Burials
Rosebud Sioux Tribe getting $6.8M grant for veterans cemetery
A $6.8 million grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs will pay to build the cemetery north of Mission that is the first joint project between the VA and a tribal government in the United States.
The Sicangu Akicita Owicahe, or Rosebud Sioux Tribe Veterans Cemetery, will be located on 80 acres of tribal land about 10 miles north of Mission. Construction bids for the cemetery have been awarded to J. Scull Construction of Rapid City. It is expected to open for burials in 2012 or later. Read More …. and News Release from Dept. of Veterans Affairs or Dept. of Veterans Affairs