Nov. 14: Native American Experience in Dakota Territory Focus for Fall Academy for Seniors
Augustana College presents the Fall 2012 Academy for Seniors program, "Perspectives on the Native American Experience in Dakota Territory."
Wednesday, Nov. 14
"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
Wednesday, Oct. 17
"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
"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.