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 Tyler Seidel in research lab with microscope.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Tyler Seidel, a University of South Dakota biology major and Native American studies minor, won first place out of 90 undergraduate presenters for his poster presentation at the annual American Indian Science and Engineering Society conference in Den...
  • Photo of Frank LaMere.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – After the Nebraska Supreme Court permanently halted the sale of alcohol this fall in Whiteclay, Nebraska, one might think activist Frank LaMere could finally rest knowing the struggle was over. But he told students at USD recently that he’s just getting st...
  • RUMBLE is an award-winning documentary film about the crucial role of Native American people in the development of American popular music. Sponsored by USD's Native American Studies Program, the Vermillion Cultural Programming Committee, and the Coyote Twin Theatre. This eve...

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