The final event in SDHC’s Voting: Why It Matters series features South Dakota civic leaders (Professor Frank Pommersheim, Representative Tamara St. John, and Amy...
South Dakota Humanities Council
The South Dakota Council created a series of programs designed to increase public understanding of the electoral-engagement barriers faced by people historically absent or excluded from civic activities, particularly women and Native Americans. Through their Speakers Bureau and Festival of Books they invited such prominent writers as Gloria Steinem, who discussed the ways in which the women’s movement of the 1960s/70s built on indigenous examples and the suffragists’ work, and Louise Erdrich who addressed the ways fiction can both reflect and influence civic involvement.
As part of SDHC’s Voting: Why It Matters series, acclaimed Anishinaabe author Louise Erdrich talks with SDPB’s Lori Walsh about Native American civic...
The Reappearing Voter, featuring Thomas E. Patterson and Robert V. Burns
Distinguished political scientists Dr. Thomas E. Patterson & Dr. Robert V. Burns discuss trends in U.S. voter participation.
An Evening with Gloria Steinem and Sally Roesch Wagner
Voting: Why It Matters – An Evening with Gloria Steinem & Sally Roesch Wagner.
Telling The Untold Story of the Proud Influence of Indigenous Women on Women’s Rights
“Without a Whisper / Konnon:Kwe” Discussion with Professor Sally Roesch Wagner, Mohawk Bear Clan Mother Louise Herne, and Filmmaker Katsitsionni Fox.