The Takuwe exhibit brings Lakota art to USD

On the second floor of the library, the Takuwe art exhibit features several Lakota artists sharing their stories about the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre.   Chair of the library art and exhibits committee Danielle De Jager-Loftus said the word “Takuwe” translates into English as the word “why.” De Jager-Loftus said this exhibit is different than previous exhibits because it also includes […]

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Oscar Howe’s legacy embraced in USD gallery

The life and longevity of Native American artwork thrives in USD’s Oscar Howe Gallery in Old Main. Housing the largest collection of Howe artwork, The Oscar Howe Gallery celebrates an artist with deep roots in USD, South Dakota and Native American history.  Oscar Howe was a contemporary Native American painter who is credited with influencing […]

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