Saturday, 3/11/2023 3:00 pm IN PERSON, virtual option available*

Sandy Whitehawk, Lakota, explores the impact that reunification can have on communal healing, as she helps organize the first annual Welcome Home Ceremony for Adopted and Foster Relatives of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the community from which she was removed over 60 years ago. (56 minutes)

Masks please during the discussion so everyone feels comfortable joining in person.  An optional potluck will follow for those comfortable sharing a meal. This series is free-of-charge thanks to funding from the St. Clare’s Endowment Fund. Register here if you have not previously registered:

* If you wish to participate online, you will need to watch the 1-hour film in advance since we cannot stream it online. Please contact Jennifer for how to watch the film.

Photo caption and credits: Three ‘civilized’ girls in BIA boarding school promotional footage, 1929, courtesy of University of South Carolina MIRC. Article headline from Carlisle Indian Industrial School’s “The School News” vol. 2 no. 6, 1881, courtesy of Cumberland County Historical Society. White Buffalo before and after portrait from Carlisle Indian School, c. 1879 – 1902, courtesy of Cumberland County Historical Society.