Weekly Thursday programs feature art, song, dance
A Lakota cultural preservation advocate, an award-winning Lakota visual artist, a Navajo musician-artist-educator and a widely-traveled drum group will be featured at the 6 p.m. Thursday free programs at Crazy Horse Memorial this month.
The weekly presentations during July include:
- July 4 – Errol Medicine, Mobridge, SD, Lakota traditional artist discussing tanning buffalo hides and the connection between the tatanka (buffalo) and the oyate (people).
- July 11 – Roger Broer, Hill City, SD; Lakota visual artist
- July 18 – Art Red Horse, Rapid City, SD; Dine’ (Navajo Nation) educator, self-taught flute maker and player, a painter and illustrator and prairie-style grass dancer.
- July 25 – Patrick Lee, author and cultural studies faculty member at Oglala Lakota College, will discuss, “A Legal History of Lakota Treaties and Land Issues.”
For people wanting to see the weekly 6 p.m. Thursday programs, the Memorial will waive its regular admission fees in lieu of monetary donations or three cans of food per person for the