The SDHC will use the funds to promote literacy to elementary students on SD American Indian reservations and to Spanish-speaking English Language Learners.
Three people and one bank were recognized with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.
South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Lori Walsh talks with Jane Smiley in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings.
Jennifer Richard Jacobson meets Rapid City students on her last stop in South Dakota with the Young Readers Festival of Books.
"The Reunion" by James R. Teller won the 2016 Veterans Writing Prize, coordinated by the South Dakota Humanities Council.
A new biography on General George Armstrong Custer focuses on the life and events in Custer’s world, saving “The Battle of Little Bighorn” to the epilogue.
Nelson’s writing career began when penning a tongue-in-cheek letter to the local extension agent. His columns now appear throughout the Midwest.
What are we to make of a book that begins with a farmer watching owls emerge from a dead elm tree and ends with a death we are given scant time to mourn?
Writing and teaching have been the lifework of Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve. Her stories come from childhood experiences on the Rosebud Reservation.
The history of the Fort Pierre area is an important part of not only South Dakota history, but the history of the American West.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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