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Library: Native American Heritage Speaker

The Brookings Public Library will showcase a variety of speakers throughout the month of November in honor of Native American Heritage Month. Presentations will take place on Tuesdays at 6:30pm both in-person in the Library’s Cooper Room and on Zoom. Log in information for each lecture will be posted on the Library’s website and Facebook page.

At 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 2nd , Dr. Craig Howe will present his talk, “Seven Things Everyone Should Know About American Indians in South Dakota”. This research-based presentation provides a basic background for increasing one’s knowledge and understanding of American Indians in South Dakota. It explores seven essential topics, ranging from the words we use to the lands within which we live. The presentation focuses on encouraging people to apply the information shared to their decision-making regarding American Indian issues now and in the future.


These lectures are made possible through a grant from the South Dakota Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Founded in 1972, the SDHC is the only cultural organization in the state whose sole mission is to deliver humanities programming to the people of South Dakota. As a statewide advocate for the humanities, their mission celebrates literature, promotes civil conversation, and tells the stories that define our state.

These lectures are free to the public. For additional information about the programs and services of the Brookings Public Library, visit our website at and be sure to follow us on Facebook @bkglib. The mission of Brookings Public Library is to provide materials and information contributing to the education, recreation, and quality of life for the Brookings community.

November 2 @ 6:30 pm
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