"Learn About" Questions

1. What data is there concerning the various resources available to the various tribes of the Oceti Sakowin?
2. What are the reasons those with the “know-how” can’t connect with the needed resources?
3. What kinds of “assessments” or “studies” have been done by the US government in the areas of education, economics, health, etc.?
4. What are some of the “practical” ways of doing things that the Lakota people have had for centuries that are being ignored?
5. How has the traditional “nomadic” lifestyle and survival in harsh climate shaped strengths and solutions among the people of the Oceti Sakowin?
6. How is “prayer” the “work” of creative problem-solving in the face of change?
7. How does thinking of “all” rather than just “me” make a difference?

"Learn From" Questions

1. What big challenges have you had to take on in your life? How did you problem-solve?
2. How do you deal with change? What things make change positive, what things might make it a problem?
3. Have you ever been in a situation when you thought enough “study” had been done and action simply needed to take place?
4. Have you ever experienced a lack of resources?
5. How have difficulties or challenges made you stronger in some way?
6. Is prayer, meditation or quiet time ever a part of your problem-solving? How do you make time for that?
7. Have you ever been in a situation in which you had to solve a problem for a larger group or community? How was that different than just solving something for yourself?

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