In addition to notable American Indian speakers on campus throughout the week, BHSU expects over 3,000 participants and spectators for the 32nd Annual Lakota Omniciye Wacipi (Pow Wow) April 17-19 at the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
Growing up, Ida Clarke was taught to respect the land around her.
An Oglala Lakota American Indian from Oglala, Ida kept her respect for Mother Nature and now is using it to learn the science behind the environment and find ways to create a sustainable Earth for future generations.
Learn the role of the stars in the Lakota culture during the Black Hills State University Madeline Young Speaker series.
Dr. Craig Howe and Sam Hurst will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 in the Joy Alumni Welcome Center on the BHSU campus.
Drums, dancing and discussion converge on Black Hills State University’s campus during a week-long celebration of Native American culture April 12-19 with this year’s theme “Draw from the Past, Design the Future” with an emphasis on examining new and emergent Native art.
Black Hills State University applauds two employees named to the list of the 11 Fabulous Women of 2015 in the January/February issue of Black Hills Woman Magazine. Dr. Urla Marcus, director of the BHSU Center for American Indian Studies, and Helen Merriman, director of the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO), the Women’s Business Center, are among 11 regional women named to the annual list.
Black Hills State University students, faculty, staff and friends brightened the holidays for more than 80 students at the Red Shirt School on the Pine Ridge Reservation earlier this month with the 14th annual Red Shirt Cultural Holiday Exchange.
Christmas is the season of giving. In addition to good company, great food, and holiday wishes, the Black Hills State University Administrative Team used their holiday get-together as an opportunity to give back to their community in a multitude of ways.
The deadline for registration in the Black Hills State University Summer Bridge Program is quickly approaching.
Incoming freshmen that wish to register for the Bridge Program must do so by Friday, Aug. 1.
Two longtime Black Hills State University professors, Jace DeCory, assistant professor of history and American Indian Studies, and Dr. Robert Schurrer, professor of exercise science, were recognized with the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award, a prestigious honor which is bestowed upon them by their colleagues.
Black Hills State University students will display art projects created during their spring Traditional Lakota Arts course. The exhibit will be on the second floor of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union Tuesday, April 29 and Wednesday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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