"Honoring Our Heritage, Building Our Future"

Join Us on October 18th for our Anniversary Celebration

On October 18, Red Cloud will host “Honoring Our Heritage, Building Our Future,” an anniversary event celebrating its accomplishments and kicking off the next phase of its work. The event will include tours of Red Cloud’s historic campus, Lakota language and arts workshops, an archery competition and a traditional Wačípi (powwow). 
All are welcome to attend, including members of the press.



Main Agenda:

1:00 – 6:00     Welcome Table Open

 Information, Maps, Start a Campus Tour, Coffee & More!

1:00 – 6:00     Archery Competition

1:00 – 3:00     Historic Campus Tours

Tour the Renovated Red Cloud High School, Holy Rosary Church, and More!

1:00 – 3:00     View the 7th Gen Business Center               

Meet staff from Red Cloud’s Economic Development Initiative.

1:00 – 5:00     Open House at The Heritage Center – (See Below!)

3:00 – 5:00     Experiential Workshops – (See Below!)

5:00 – 6:00     A Special Mass at Holy Rosary Church

With Red Cloud’s President, Fr. George Winzenburg, SJ

6:00 – 7:00     Traditional Community Meal 

Enjoy Buffalo Soup, delicious Wóžapi, Frybread with friends & community.

7:00 – 11:00   Traditional Wačhípi (Powwow) 

7:00 – 11:00   Handgame Tournament


Open House at The Heritage Center (1:00 – 5:00)

1:00 – 5:00     Craft Tables for Kids of All Ages!

Including Demonstrations from Artists, Collage Postcards, Print Making & More!

1:30 – 5:00     Lakȟóta Leadership Exhibit

View historic Headdresses; learn about Leader Shirts; and other ceremonial items.

1:30 – 5:00     Red Cloud Historical Artifacts Exhibit

View historic memorabilia, art, and yearbooks from our past!

1:30 – 5:00     Recent Acquisitions Exhibit

The latest acquisitions in contemporary Native Art from the renowned Red Cloud Indian Art Show.


Experiencial Workshops:

Lakȟóta Language Project – 

Learn directly from high school students about the Nation’s 1st Comprehensive K-12 Lakȟóta Language Curriculum through three short experiential language workshops and a self-guided multimedia exploratory center.

3:00 – 5:00     “Lakȟóta Language Multimedia Exploratory Center” [Room 148]

Play Lakȟóta Kinect games, learn about Moodle & the future of language learning!

3:00 & 4:00    “Learn Lakȟóta: Total Physical Response”   [Room 146]

3:20 & 4:20    “Learn Lakȟóta: Intros; Name, Age, Where are you from?” [Room 146]

3:40 & 4:40    “Learn Lakȟóta: Responses, I live ____, Goodbye”  [Room 146]                                   


The Heritage Center –

Learn more about Native art, history & preservation from the staff of this nationally acclaimed art gallery, museum and cultural center. Space is limited, sign up at The Heritage Center’s Gift Shop!

3:35 & 4:35     "Access to Heritage: Tools for Bringing Art & Culture into the Classroom"

3:05 & 4:05     "Preservation & Conservation of a World-Class Collection"



For additional information and to RSVP, please contact Rilda Means, Community Relations Coordinator, at 605/867-8211 or rildameans@redcloudschool.org. 


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