CONGRATULATIONS GATES SCHOLARS!
NEW 6TH GRADE IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMETS
Taopi Cikala Owayawa will provide a sacred
environment for students to achieve academic and Lakota
language and cultural excellence.
Taopi Cikala Owayawa recognizes the importance of
an education for the future leaders of the Oglala Lakota
Nation. Therefore, we will continue to provide for
the needs of the individuals and incorporate the Lakota
values in assisting students to acquire academic and
social skills necessary for a productive life in modern
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