South Dakota

150th Anniversary of the Treaty of Fort Laramie Public Forum

RAPID CITY, SD – The Journey Museum and Learning Center is hosting a public forum on the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Fort Laramie Sunday, April 29th. Starting at 2 p.m., Dr. Craig Howe, director of the Center for American Indian Research and Studies (CAIRNS) will lead a discussion on the treaty and its impact. No admission fee will be charged to attend this event. All are welcome, but seating is limited and will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis beginning at 1 p.m.

CAIRNS is an Indian-controlled nonprofit research and education center that is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of American Indian communities and issues important to them by developing quality educational resources and innovative projects that acknowledge and incorporate tribal perspectives, and by serving as a meeting ground for peoples and ideas that support these perspectives. For more information visit http://www.nativecairns.org or email info@nativecairns.org.

Learning Forums are wide-ranging, thought-provoking presentations. Each program features a forty-five minute presentation, followed by an open forum with questions and discussion about the topic.

For more information and details about this event or other items, be sure to call (605) 394-6923 or email visserv@journeymuseum.org.

The Journey Museum and Learning Center was established in 1997 and is conveniently located in downtown Rapid City at 222 New York St, 2 blocks east of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center right across from the Club for Boys.

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