Event Calendar

October 16, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 17, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 18, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 19, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 20, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

Mount Marty University
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scholar: Axton Betz-Hamilton

Venue Address: 1105 W 8th St, Yankton

Sponsored By: Mount Marty University

For more information, contact: Jim Reese <james.reese@mountmarty.edu>

October 21, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

Sanford Coyote Sports Center
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Internal audience only

Scholars: Anne Dilenschneider and Jerry Fogg

Venue Address: SCSC A350 414 E Clark St, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD, Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy

For more information, contact: Karen Hebert <karen.hebert@usd.edu>

Virtual and In person
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Reception 6-7pm in Oscar Howe Gallery, Old Main

Dr. Howe will discuss the Takuwe exhibit, organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which depicts the historical context leading to the Wounded Knee massacre of December 29, 1890, along with contemporary context related to land issues and opportunities at Wounded Knee today.

Zoom link: https://usd.zoom.us/j/98780234463

Scholar: Craig Howe, Ph.D., CAIRNS director

Venue Address: University Libraries, University of South Dakota, 2nd floor, 414 E Clark St, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD – University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle De Jager-Loftus <Danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 22, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

Performing Arts Center of Rapid City
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Currently planned for in person - Zoom an option if necessary

A reading of "Language of Angels" by Naomi Iizuka by local actors, followed by a scholar-led discussion of issues raised by the play.

Scholar: Dr. Laura Kremmel (Literature) professor at SDSMT

Venue Address: 601 Columbus Street, Rapid City

Sponsored By: Black Hills Community Theatre

For more information, contact: Merlyn Q. Sell <merlynq.sell@gmail.com>

BHCT's Play Reading and Discussion Series consists of readings of plays by local actors followed by a discussion of topics raised by the script. In our 2021/22 season, we continue this tradition of choosing plays of literary merit that examine the complexities of the human experience.

October 23, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Scholar: Steven Wingate

Venue Address: 200 N Dakota Ave, Sioux Falls

Sponsored By: Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library

For more information, contact: Amber Pettman <apettman@siouxfalls.org>

Heritage Hall
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scholar: Nathan Bates

Venue Address: 880 Cedar St, Freeman

Sponsored By: USD Dept of Modern Languages

For more information, contact: Nathan Bates <nathan.bates@usd.edu>

This project aims to assist the Heritage Hall Museum and Archives in Freeman, SD in organizing, translating, and transcribing German language materials. These materials will then be didacticized to help South Dakotans learn German, a heritage language of the state and a language of international commerce.

October 24, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 25, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

Faulk County Library
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scholar: Bruce Roseland

Venue Address: 127 8th Ave S, Faulkton

Sponsored By: Faulk County Library

For more information, contact: Judith Dobbs <libco@venturecomm.net>

Deubrook School and Community Library
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue Address: 305 W 5th St, White

Sponsored By: White Book Club

For more information, contact: Charlotte Mickelson <bageri97@msn.com>

October 26, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 27, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 28, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 29, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 30, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

October 31, 2021

University Libraries, USD, 2nd floor
This is an all-day event that starts on Oct 1 and ends on Oct 31

Takuwe is an educational art exhibit organized by the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, which focuses on the December 29, 1890 massacre of Lakotas at Wounded Knee. The exhibit consists of songs, visual artworks and poems by forty-seven contemporary Lakota artists. Its narrative structure organizes the words of Lakotas who were there in 1890 and 1891 into seven chronological sections.

University Libraries public hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
                                                      Friday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
                                                      Saturday - Sunday Noon - Midnight

Venue Address: 414 E Clark ST, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD University Libraries

For more information, contact: Danielle DeJager-Loftus <danielle.loftus@usd.edu>

November 2, 2021

Brookings Public Library
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Scholar: TBA

Venue Address: 515 3rd St, Brookings

Sponsored By: Brookings Public Library

For more information, contact: 

In observance and celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Brookings Public Library will host a Native American Heritage Month Speaker Series, featuring 5 presenters covering various topics, throughout the month of November. General topics will include American Indians in South Dakota, environment and spirituality, hoop dancing, Haudenosaunee women in lacrosse, and violence against Native women.

November 4, 2021

Muenster University Center, USD
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Scholar: Nathan Bates

Venue Address: 414 Clark St, Vermillion

Sponsored By: USD Dept of Modern Languages

For more information, contact: Nathan Bates <nathan.bates@usd.edu>

This project aims to assist the Heritage Hall Museum and Archives in Freeman, SD in organizing, translating, and transcribing German language materials. These materials will then be didacticized to help South Dakotans learn German, a heritage language of the state and a language of international commerce.