“Lakota Women as Spiritual Pillars” presentation at DSU

Jace Cuney DeCory (Lakota/Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies, Black Hills State University, will present “Lakota Women as Spiritual Pillars” on Thursday, April 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the Science Center auditorium at DSU.  Presentation is open to the public.

DeCory is a proponent of healthy lifestyles for indigenous people and has worked to develop health-related materials to inform and educate.  She has given presentations at various health-related workshops, including the use of traditional tobacco (cansasa) in Lakota society for ceremony and prayer. 

DeCory was instrumental in the development of a culture guide to assist folks working with American Indian people, entitled, Cultural Guide to American Indian Tribes in Montana and Wyoming, 2006, in her work with the Project Export grant.  If you have any questions, please contact kari.forbes.boyte@dsu.edu .




Last Updated: 4/19/12