VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Native American Cultural Center, in conjunction with the Vermillion Downtown Cultural Association and Vermillion Cultural Programming Committee, presents a celebration of Native American culture with multiple presentations culminating in the documentary screening of “We Are A Horse Nation” at the Coyote Twin Theater, Oct. 23.
The first event, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. at the Vermillion Public Library, will feature James Star Comes Out of the Oglala Lakota, and Redwing Thomas of the Isanti Dakota for a presentation titled, “Horse Regalia of the Ochethi Sakowin.”
The second event, “Horse Nation of the Ochethi Sakowin Exhibition,” will include a reception with the artists and a meal provided by USD Native Student Services from 5-6 p.m. at the Coyote Twin Theater Gallery.
The final event will screen the documentary, “We Are A Horse Nation,” made by USD fine arts graduate student, Keith Braveheart, from 6-8 p.m. in the Coyote Twin Theater. There will be a talkback with the filmmaker and individuals featured in the film in the gallery.