Native Studies

Our Native American studies program gives you the education, research and experience to prepare for living and working in a multicultural world.

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  • Photo of Native American Essay contest winners.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Now in its 25th year, the 2017 annual Native American Essay Competition asked students to address the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. On Tuesday., April 25, students who wrote the three ...
  • Photo of Tamee Livermont.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota rising senior Tamee Livermont, from Martin, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, has been awarded the prestigious Udall Scholarship for the second straight year.
  • Congratulations to the recipients of the 25th Annual Native American Essay Competition: Melanie Picklesimer, Jessi Bean, Mekko Bearkiller.

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Native American Studies
East Hall, Room 207
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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