“The strength of a tree, the old ones say, comes not from growing thicker in the good years when there is water, but from staying alive in the bad, dry times.” - Joseph M. Marshall III, "The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History"
The South Dakota Humanities Council would like to extend a special invitation to non-profit humanities organizations and certain tax-exempt groups to apply for the American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant opportunity. SDHC has approximately $550,000 to award for requests up to $25,000.
In the 2021 One Book South Dakota selection, “The Children’s Blizzard,” author Melanie Benjamin offers a fictionalized take on the notorious storm that swept through Dakota Territory in January 1888. This summer and fall, she will discuss her novel and swap severe weather stories with readers across the state.