Martin High Bear on Addictions

The lessons are based upon the teachings of the late Martin High Bear, Lakota medicine man. Martin was born in Laplante, South Dakota. Martin possessed the gift of healing and he openly shared that gift as he saw the need for it. The following lessons are based upon the words and stories of Martin.

By doing the following lessons, you’ll reexamine the traditional ways, and explore some proactive and preventative measures you can practice to stay healthy. Traditions represent years of knowledge and practice, and have been passed down from our ancestors as tools for healthy living. You’ll discover ways to embrace the traditions of your culture, and like Martin, you will learn that you have much to gain in sharing that knowledge with others.