Black Hills State University will host the 4th Annual American Indian College Scholarship Gala Saturday, Oct. 16 with the reception beginning at 6 p.m. in David B. Miller Student Union Jacket Legacy Room.

The scholarship gala will raise scholarship funds for American Indian students attending BHSU. Supporting this event is the American Indian Education Foundation who will match, on a graduated scale, funds raised.

Events during the event will include: hoop dance performance by Jasmine Pickner, World Hoop Dance Champion; silent auction; Native American banquet, and door prizes.

Contact the Center for American Indian Studies at (605) 642-6578 for tickets. Prices are as follows: individuals $65, couples $110; special discount prices of $50 individual and $85 couples, for those over 55, and BHSU alumni and staff.

The event is sponsored by BHSU Center for American Indian Studies, BHSU Alumni Association, American Indian Education Foundation, and Inter Tribal Bison Cooperative.