Why is the budget proposal calling for eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities such a terrible idea?
My first year as a board member of the SDHC has been a great experience. I’m beginning to see what sort of projects people invest their hearts and souls into.
The SDHC Board has awarded $30,000 in major grant funding to organizations around the state, including several supporting the 2017 Race and Civility Initiative.
There’s considerable attention paid to test scores these days—particularly about how well our students perform on reading and math tests.
Nearly seven years ago, I attended an outreach meeting with the Sioux Falls VA Hospital Outreach Director and staff members, as well as members of the SDHC.
Savannah met celebrated children’s author Jennifer Richard Jacobson in 2016. She was excited when the author visited her school – to say the least.
I am a Lakota author and educator born and raised in South Dakota. The SDHC has encouraged and promoted my work, and allowed me to develop as an author.
Take something you like to do that adds value or meaning to your life. Ask: why is this important? Your answer—whatever it ends up being—is the humanities.
Goldfish don’t mind living in small fish bowls because their brains are very small, and every time they swim around the bowl, it’s a new experience.
So what about us as humans? It is our nature to ask that question, and so the humanities exist.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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