This year, Museum Day will honor Women Making History: Trailblazers in the Arts, Sciences, Innovation and Culture. Dr. Karen Lone Hill, Lakota Studies Chair at Oglala Lakota College, will give a presentation of notable Native American women on Saturday, September 22nd at 1:00pm. Regular admission fees apply to this very special event.
The image above is of Zitkala-sa (1876-1938), Yankton Dakota writer, editor, muscian, teacher, and activist.
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Mitchell, South Dakota 57301
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September at the Village
September can be an interesting month here in Mitchell, South Dakota. The climate can be hot and blustery during the day and cool and calm in the evening. Crowds have begun to thin throughout the state, and we're all gearing up for pheasant season. We have one exciting event this month, On September 22nd, National Musuem Day, we will welcome Dr. Karen Lone Hill. Dr. Lone Hill will give a presentation on notable Native American women, historic and present day. Native Americqn women are among the most under-represented people in the United States and they desrve more recognition for their accomplishments. This event will be held on Satuirday, September 22nd beginning at 1:00pm. Regular admissions fees apply. Reservations are not neccessary, but come early and tour the museum and Archeodome before the presentation!