This page contains additional sources of information about winter counts and related subjects, including links to other online resources.
Go to What Are Winter Counts page Links to exhibit of Lakota winter counts contained in the Smithsonian collection Who are the Lakota? Links to information about the social structures of the Lakota people, circa mid-19th century. Links to information about the environment of the plains that the Lakota inhabited druing the times these counts were kept. Learning Resources


Broken Leg, Martin and Raymond Bucko, S.J.
Lakota na Dakota Wowapi Oti Kin / Lakota Dakota Information Home Page

Burke, Christina E.
Collecting Lakota Histories: Winter Count Pictographs and Texts in the National Anthropological Archives. American Indian Art Magazine 26(1): 82-103, 2000.

Burke, Christina E., Linea Sundstrom and Raymond Bucko, S.J.
Lakota Waniyetu Yawapi - Lakota Winter Counts
(online exhibit). Buechel Memorial Lakota Museum, 2004.

DeMallie, Raymond J., ed.
Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 13, Plains. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001. (See especially the articles on the Sioux and on Tribal Traditions and Records.)

Greene, Candace S. and Russell Thornton, eds.
The Year the Stars Fell: Lakota Winter Counts at the Smithsonian. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press (forthcoming).

Leopold, Robert, Joy Elizabeth Rohde, and Becky Malinsky
Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher
(online exhibit). National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, 2001.