Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Tonight - Healthcare: Crisis at Rosebud

Native Voices Lecture Series
Farber Hall 7-9 p.m.
September 11, 2019

Health Care: Crisis at Rosebud. Film and panel discussion led by Damon Leader Charge, a Sicangu Oglala Lakota and enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. He is currently the Assistant Program Coordinator for the Native American Healthcare Scholars Program based at the University of South Dakota’s Sanford School of Medicine. Short film from 1973 examining healthcare issues on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota  (Produced by the University of South Dakota for the South Dakota Committee for the Humanities, Vision Maker Video).

This is part 3 of a 4-part Native Voices Lecture and Discussion Series coinciding with the Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness exhibition which was produced by the National Library of Medicine and is on display on the 2nd floor of the I.D. Weeks Library until September 25th, 2019. Native Voices explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness and cultural life for Native Americans. To learn more and view content from the exhibition, visit

If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate, please contact Disability Services at 605-658-3745 48 hours before the event.