The Collegian


Hauff brings Lakota language to new generation

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) April 26, 2022

When South Dakota State University students tell their peers they’re taking a foreign language class, the assumption is usually Spanish, French or German. For senior Native American studies major Jessica...

(From left) Renee Zacher, Nursing Faculty from Cheyenne River. Jazmine Good Iron, graduate from Standing Rock. Bev Stabber-Warne, Mentor/Coordinator from Oglala. Andrea Hearting, student from Crow Creek. Valeriah Big Eagle, Diversity Outreach Coordinator from Yankton. All are Lakota and Dakota Tribal members from South Dakota.

NANEC increases nursing retention

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) November 2, 2021

When the South Dakota State University College of Nursing saw reports of an unacceptably low retention rate among Native American students, they knew something needed to be done as soon as possible.  Six...

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Native band “Brulé” performs in celebration of new American Indian Student Center

Lauren Verlinde, Reporter October 5, 2021

The South Dakota-based and family-oriented band, Brulé, will perform their contemporary, Native American-style music at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center this Friday. This event, which starts at...

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