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Victor Swallow: All the Lakota women that I knew loved their children
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Victor Swallow: All the Lakota women that I knew loved their children (January 18, 2018)
I am older now, tired and worn out and many times I think back to simpler times when Lakota had family values, cared for their young and took care of their elders.

Victor Swallow: Remembering the 1949 blizzard on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Opinion
Victor Swallow: Remembering the 1949 blizzard on the Pine Ridge Reservation (November 30, 2017)
The holiday season makes me think of old times when food wasn’t always plentiful, like during the 1949 blizzard on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Victor Swallow: Historic store was a vibrant part of the Oglala Sioux community
Opinion
Victor Swallow: Historic store was a vibrant part of the Oglala Sioux community (November 17, 2017)
My generation from about 70 to 90 years old have many stories about events we have witnessed and also stories about people we knew and history of certain places.

Victor Swallow: The days when the BIA ran everything at Pine Ridge
Opinion
Victor Swallow: The days when the BIA ran everything at Pine Ridge (May 5, 2017)
Here is a story that shows a little about the effect of what the government did to us Lakota.

Victor Swallow: She didn't have much but she made Kool-Aid for us
Opinion
Victor Swallow: She didn't have much but she made Kool-Aid for us (April 13, 2017)
I try real hard to remember the good times and different happenings that made an impact on me.

Victor D. Swallow: Stories of hardship on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Opinion
Victor D. Swallow: Stories of hardship on the Pine Ridge Reservation (April 3, 2017)
Stories like these need to be told on how life was after reservations were created and the hardships they endured.

Victor Swallow: When the Air Force bomber crashed at Pine Ridge
Opinion
Victor Swallow: When the Air Force bomber crashed at Pine Ridge (March 28, 2017)
My family lived about three miles from the west side border of the bombing area and eight to ten miles where they were bombing.

Victor Swallow: Brothers always treated Lakota people with respect
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Victor Swallow: Brothers always treated Lakota people with respect (March 7, 2017)
The Wilson boys knew how to get along with Lakota people from Red Shirt to Oglala.

Victor Swallow: The ladies dumped the flour and made dresses out of the sacks
Opinion
Victor Swallow: The ladies dumped the flour and made dresses out of the sacks (February 27, 2017)
Stories I write are stories told to me by my mother and father as to them from relatives who lived from the 1840’s to the 1940’s.

Victor Swallow: Oglala Sioux family remains connected to the land
Opinion
Victor Swallow: Oglala Sioux family remains connected to the land (February 13, 2017)
Most of the stories I write about way back when are told to me by my mother Lizzie Two Bulls-Swallow.

Victor Swallow: Two Lakota boys recall the Battle of Greasy Grass
Opinion
Victor Swallow: Two Lakota boys recall the Battle of Greasy Grass (January 31, 2017)
I have two short stories about two Lakota men named Jim Comes Again and Joe High Eagle.

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