Calvin Standing Bear has a profound love and respect for native
culture. His music posses the ability to put forth cultural and
spiritual messages in a manner that appeals to most audiences. Calvin's
music is a very effective learning tool, as he reinforces his lectures
with his music. Calvin's music captures the heart of young and old
Calvin often participates in traditional ceremonies. These ceremonies
have been instrumental in the development of his spirituality, for
this is the native way.
Spirituality is the most important aspect of native culture and
Calvin travels to participate in the many healing circles for Lakota
People or the Tiyospaye.