VERMILLION, SD – University of South Dakota alumna Cecily Engelhart will deliver a lecture on expression and identity in Old Main’s Farber Hall March 28 at 7 p.m.
Engelhart, who is Ihanktonwan/Oglala, earned a bachelor’s degree in American Indian Studies from USD in 2011. She also holds a postgraduate diploma from the University of Auckland in New Zealand and a master’s degree in social documentation from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
She is currently the communications director of the Native arts nonprofit organization, First Peoples Fund, in Rapid City, South Dakota. Her lecture will discuss indigenous representation in the media, art in indigenous communities, expression and identity and navigating higher education and careers.
There will be a meet and greet after the event at 5:30 p.m. with the Indigenous Scholars Oyate and students from SDSU. The event is sponsored by USD's Native Student Services.