Jackie Bird
Black Hills State University will host the sixth annual American Indian College Scholarship Gala Saturday, Oct. 13 in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union Jacket Legacy Room. The event kicks off with a reception at 6 p.m. and a dinner at 7 p.m.


The scholarship gala which raises scholarship funds for American Indian students attending BHSU, will include a presentation by Jackie Bird, a nationally known hoop dancer, inspirational speaker, and singer. There will also be a silent auction, an American Indian banquet, catered by A’Viands, and door prizes.

Contact the BHSU Center for American Indian Studies at (605) 642-6578 for tickets. Prices are as follows: individuals $75, couples $140; special discount prices of $65 individuals and $100 couples for those over 55 and BHSU alumni and staff. Attire is “business casual.”

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

For more information about the Center for American Indian Studies at BHSU, contact Urla Marcus, director, or Rosie Sprague, assistant director, at (605) 642-6578 or visit www.BHSU.edu/AIS.