The Ridington Lecture

“Lakota Sioux Winter Counts: Visual Art, Performance, and History” will be presented by Professor Harvey Markowitz of Washington and Lee University.  Dr. Markowitz will discuss  the Lakotas’ use of art, oral tradition, and performance in the creation and use of waniyetu iyawapi or “winter counts”  and the importance of winter counts to the maintenance of Lakota tribal identity. 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

McDaniel Lounge

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Catherine Bodin

Catherine Bodin left a positive review 4/22/2014

This was a wonderful, user-friendly lecture by a leading authority in a much-neglected field of American studies, and he was a delight to listen to!