Traditional Music of the Lakota
Welcome to Lakota Path.
Experience the music of the Lakota with the singing and drumming of Darrell Dog Soldier.
"As the drum beats, it establishes the heartbeats for the dancers,our tribe, and all of mankind. We feel this link in our hearts.. we reach in to our innermost center; blessings penetrate all those present at the same time that our prayers rise up" ~Yellowtail~ (Lakota)
A free print of an artwork of Darrell by artist
Nathan Charging Bull Flag Song
We Are Coming
Men's Traditional Song
Eagle Bear Eyes
Walking Feathers (Mourning Song)
Crazy Horse Flag Song
Song for Leonard Peltier
Buffalo Robe People's Song
Wounded Knee Memorial
In Honor of the Warrior Veterans, especially to my Brother Leonard Peltier, and the AIM Warriors. Westello! Aho!
Let the Red Road Never End!
In Memory of Darrell
Darrell DogSoldier passed on February 5, 2004 in Denver, Colorado
There never was a warmer hearted person than Darrell. Many will mourn and not soon forget his joyous presence.
When I see the moon and stars and the clear flowing breath of space~
And when I hear the call of the hawk and the laugh of the flowers~
I feel your presence~
Aho Brave Warrior!
You are missing but not forgotten~
We will miss you, brave warrior of the Red Road! May your journey bring you now to a life without pain.
1978 Longest Walk
Darrell is on the far right.
The photo on the right is of Darrell DogSoldier at the Powwow in Charlotte, Michigan in 2002 taken by his friend, Kathryn. Darrell was an AIM member, was at the resistance at Wounded Knee in the 1970's, and a friend of Anna Mae and Leonard Peltier who drew a beautiful tattoo of a buffalo dancer on Darrell's arm. Darrell lived at Crow Dog's Paradise for a time and trained in the traditional ways of the Lakota, learning the ceremonies and the songs, the stories, and connected with his own ancestry. He was a descendant of Big Foot, who was murdered at the massacre of Wounded Knee. Darrell said "May the Red Road never end". He was committed to the survival of indigenous people and the sacred earth. He joined in anti nuclear protests and human rights issues. He was a warrior, a kind hearted animal lover, and a bright and inspiring human being.
"A beautiful soul is never forgotten"
"The hardest part wasn't losing you, it was learning to live without you".
"God has you in his arms, I have you in my heart"
"Love never dies"