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5 Must-See Images of Sacred Places

There are too many sacred places across Turtle Island to count. In this series we will take a look at some beautiful sacred place imagery.
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There are too many sacred places across Turtle Island to count. In this series we will take a look at some beautiful sacred place imagery. Here are five images of sacred places you have to see.

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This mountain in the Black Hills, known by the Sioux as Six Grandfathers, before the 60-foot high faces of four United States presidents were carved into it. The Black Hills are central to the creation stories of the Lakota, where they have always lived and prayed.

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Courtesy National Park Service/Avery Locklear

Devils Tower, or Mato Tipila, which means “Bear Lodge,” in Lakota, is a volcanic neck that rises 1,267 feet from the Black Hills in northeastern Wyoming.

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Badger Creek, one of the two waterways that the Badger-Two Medicine wilderness derives its name from. It is sacred to the Blackfeet Tribe.