Sequoia Crosswhite and Native Americans’ Day at The Journey Museum and Learning Center

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Sequoia Crosswhite. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

RAPID CITY, SD – The Journey Museum and Learning Center is excited to announce the next event in its Learning Forum Series set for Sunday, Oct. 9 titled ‘Sequoia Crosswhite’, featuring artist Sequoia Crosswhite, as well as a full day of educational programming on Monday, Oct. 10 in celebration of Native Americans’ Day 2016.

Learning Forum: ‘Sequoia Crosswhite’ will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9 in The Journey’s Wells Fargo Theater. Sequoia Crosswhite is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and a descendent of Chief War Eagle and Chief Swift Cloud. He is an accomplished musician, grass dancer and historian, and his handmade flutes and musical recordings uphold the traditions of his Lakota ancestors. Much of his music is a fusion of hip-hop, rock, and lyrics about Indian heritage and contemporary life.

On Native Americans’ Day Monday, Oct. 10, enjoy special, interactive Bison Box Discovery Expedition experiences, Lakota Star Knowledge, and Journey Into Space: Lakota Constellations. Discovery Expedition: Bison Box will be at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.; Lakota Star Knowledge will be at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; and Journey Into Space: Lakota Constellations will be at 10 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.

Admission for Learning Forums is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $9 for students, and half-off for members (includes museum admission).

Native Americans’ Day programming is included in regular museum admission or FREE for members The Journey Museum & 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.

Make sure to visit http://www.journeymuseum.org to find additional schedule information and be sure to ‘like’ us on Facebook!