The Lakota Omniciye student organization will host the 37th annual Lakota Omniciye Wacipi during American Indian Awareness Week, on April 9 at 12:00 pm. This event is dedicated to educating the community about Indian culture and is open to the public. Doors open at 11:00 am. Admission is $7 for general public and free for BHSU students, staff, children under 5 and seniors 55+. Please bring our own lawn chairs.
Black Hills State University will be celebrating American Indian Awareness Week on April 4 - 9, 2022. This year's theme is The Boarding School Era: Our Journey of Healing Historical Trauma. Speakers will be on campus to present in American Indian Studies classes. All students, faculty, staff, and community members are invitied to attend.
AMERICAN INDIAN AWARENESS WEEK SCHEDULE:
The following speakers will be presenting on the following dates: (click the zoom link to participate online)Sage Fast Dog - April 4 at 1:00 pm on zoom
Geri Mendoza Gutwein - April 4 at 9:00 am in Jonas 106
Foster Cournoyer Hogan - April 5 at 12:30 pm in Jonas 107
Clementine Bordeaux - April 6 at 9:00 am in Jonas 106
Randilynn Boucher-Giago - April 7 at 12:30 pm in Jonas 107
Eric Zimmer & Amy Sazue - April 8 at 1:00 pm in Jonas 106 or zoom