When a Horse Becomes a Canvas

St. Joseph’s Indian School high school girls worked with their four-legged ancestors, the šúnkawakhán – horse – through a collaboration between St. Joseph’s Equine Therapy and Daughters of Tradition programs. To the Lakota, a šúnkawakhán is a relative. In equine therapy, the horse mirrors the student, providing healing from trauma, anxiety, and mental and emotional distress. … to continue reading, you may purchase a newspaper at the Todd County Tribune in Mission, S.D., participating retailers or online here.

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