native american culture

Totem Poles from The Pacific Northwest Coast

Few know the history behind the creation of Mount Rushmore. It is a story of struggle and to some, desecration. The location of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills are considered sacred land to the Lakota Sioux. For some, the four presidents carved into the hill embody a sort of negative symbolism. As the Sioux never had much luck in dealing with early European settlers.