Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center - The Rite of Purification - Inipi. The Inipi Lodge. The Inipi Lodge itself is made with a frame of twelve to sixteen willow poles.
These poles are bent over each other and stuck into the ground and covered with hides or blankets. When the lodge is finished, it stands for the universe. Usually the door faces the West from where the rain and storms come. It is where WAKINYAN, Thunderer lives. Structure. Inipisongs's Channel. Inipisongs's Channel. Indigenous Voices - The Ceremony. The Ceremony In my life I have experienced many different types of ceremonies.
In my Spirit work I work with some of these ceremonies that I am qualified to perform. Those achievements came after years of preparation and tutorage, which I believe never, appears to cease.