March 14, 2017
Black Hills Special Olympics
Taopi Cikala Owayawa will provide a sacred
environment for students to achieve academic and Lakota
language and cultural excellence.
Emphasizing the Lakota Culture and practicing the Participatory Leadership Model; Little Wound School’s administrators, directors, coordinators will strive to provide a relevant, engaging educational program that will work with the community, parents, staff and students to achieve academic excellence. Our instructional leadership program will be committed to utilizing a “data driven” process to develop, create plans and implement quality programs that encompass educating the whole child.
ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Little Wound was one of the Oglala chiefs who believed education
was the answer for a better future for their people. His
belief led others to bring that vision to reality. The school was named in memory of Chief Little Wound and
his son, George Little Wound.
The student population is approximately 900 students
who are predominantly Oglala Lakota. A majority
of the high school students are bused to Little Wound
School from several communities on the reservation,
which constitutes an attendance area having a 50-mile