BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO) — Throughout the month of November, the Brookings Public Library will showcase a variety of speakers in honor of Native American Heritage Month.
Presentations are scheduled on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. both in-person in the Library’s Cooper Room and on Zoom. Log-in information for each lecture will be posted on the Library’s website and Facebook page.
Below is a list of each of the presentations:
- Tuesday, November 2nd, Dr. Craig Howe will present his talk, “Seven Things Everyone Should Know About American Indians in South Dakota”
- Tuesday, November 9th, Starr Chief Eagle will give a Hoop Dancing performance suitable for all ages
- Tuesday, November 16th, Taté Walker will present their talk, “Violence Against Indigenous Relatives: Settler Colonialism’s Impacts Then & Now”
- Tuesday, November 23rd, Dr. Sharity Bassett will present her talk, “Haudenosaunee Women Lacrosse Players: Making Meaning through Rematriation”
- Tuesday, November 30th, Jerome Kills Small will present his lecture, “Water: Lakota Spirituality and Science”
The lectures are free to the public.