Nov. 14: Native American Experience in Dakota Territory Focus for Fall Academy for Seniors

Event Details

Date: November 13, 2012

Times: 10 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Location: Chapel of Reconciliation | 3-in-1 Room, Morrison Commons

Ticket Info: Cost for the Fall 2012 series is $37.50 and includes three presentations and three lunches.

Augustana College presents the Fall 2012 Academy for Seniors program, "Perspectives on the Native American Experience in Dakota Territory."

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Sister Ann Kessler

"Tracing the Benedictine Sisters' Heritage from Germany, Switzerland, Pennsylvania and Missouri, and Interpreting their Relationships with the Native Americans in the Dakota Territory"
Sister Ann Kessler, Professor Emerita, Mount Marty College



Past Sessions

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Dr. Edward Welch

"Oscar Howe's Wounded Knee Massacre and the Politics and Popular Culture of an American Art Masterpiece"
Dr. Edward Welch, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Native American Studies, Augustana College


Wednesday, Sept. 19

Tim Giago

"Impact of Early Newspapers and Modern-day Media on Native Americans"
Tim Giago, journalist, founder of the Lakota Times, and member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe



The Academy for Seniors series runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes worship, lunch and lecture/discussion:

10 a.m. Worship, Chapel of Reconciliation
10:45-11:45 a.m. Lecture, 3-in-1 Room, Morrison Commons
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30-1:15 p.m. Lecture & Discussion

Cost for the Fall 2012 series is $37.50, which includes three presentations and lunches. Seating is limited. To register, contact the Office of Development at 605.274.5521.