The powwow, part of Indian Awareness Week at BHSU, was started 25 years ago by Dr. Ronnie Theisz, humanities professor at BHSU who will retire this May.
“It has been a distinct privilege and honor to have worked and learned from Dr. Theisz. He will be missed,” said Dr. John Glover, director for the Center for American Indian Studies at BHSU.
The student selected theme, “Healthy Choices Empower Nations” recognized the challenges and opportunities facing Native Americans today.
According to Glover this was the largest Indian Awareness Week yet with over 20 speakers and events prior to the wacipi.
Anything is Possible at Black Hills State University! Faculty, staff, and students are making headlines with their achievements. See what BHSU is in the news for lately. Call 605.642.6215 to share your news item.
Black Hills State University
Office of Admissions
1200 University Street
Spearfish, SD 57799-9502
Black Hills State University, 1200 University St., Spearfish, SD 57799, (800) 255-2478 | © 2014
Sunday, July 24, 2016