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Posts with Category: South Dakota

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Four Win 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities
    October 21, 2016

    Three people and one bank were recognized with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Teller's 'The Reunion' Wins Inaugural Veterans Prize
    October 3, 2016

    "The Reunion" by James R. Teller won the 2016 Veterans Writing Prize, coordinated by the South Dakota Humanities Council.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Before the Battle of Little Big Horn: Custer's Trials
    September 19, 2016

    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.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Full Circle: Dairy Farmer Turns Columnist
    September 15, 2016

    Nelson’s writing career began when penning a tongue-in-cheek letter to the local extension agent. His columns now appear throughout the Midwest.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Women Warriors
    September 8, 2016

    Writing and teaching have been the lifework of Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve. Her stories come from childhood experiences on the Rosebud Reservation.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Seeking Hugh Glass
    August 18, 2016

    The blockbuster movie, “The Revenant”, brought renewed attention to the story of frontiersman Hugh Glass and his near-fatal encounter with a grizzly bear.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Inaugural Veterans Writing Prize Seeks Submissions
    July 11, 2016

    The first Veterans Writing Prize will highlight the writings of South Dakota veterans and service members. A $1,000 cash prize is offered to the winning author.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Prize-Winning Composer Joins SD Symphony Events
    May 3, 2016

    John Luther Adams joins the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and the SDHC for a series of events, ending with a performance with the SDSO in Sioux Falls.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Magazine: Our South Dakota Reading Club
    April 25, 2016

    Good literature brings us together and helps identify what life on the prairie is all about. C.S. Lewis described it best, "We read to know we are not alone."

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Archaeology, History, Young Writers on the Reservation and More
    April 15, 2016

    Nine humanities projects are receiving $32,450 in grants from the SDHC. Programs and projects are selected for their impact and value on the humanities in SD.

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