Monthly Archives: June 2012

Two Worlds: Oglala Lakota College and White Clay, Nebraska

We have had a series of successful meeting with faculty and administrators at Oglala Lakota College (OLC). We have met with Dr. Deig Sandoval and Jason Tinant at the OLC Center for Science and Technology. We also have met with … Continue reading

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Into Pine Ridge

On June 26, 2012 we left the Black Hills, through Deadwood, Sturgis, and Rapid City and entered the rolling landscape of the South Dakota prairie and grassland. As we passed through Deadwood, I was reminded of what we learned in … Continue reading

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The Black Hills

We have spent the last two days in the Black Hills. The Black Hills received their name from the dense covering of evergreens. It is an amazing landscape change from the rolling hills of the grassland to the sharply rising … Continue reading

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Flight to South Dakota

The flight from BWI to Rapid City Regional Airport took us through Houston, yes it was planned.  There are a limited number of options when flying into Rapid City, SD. However, the flight from Houston to Rapid City passed over … Continue reading

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Preparations for Leaving

In one week, we will be in Lead, SD.  If you are unfamiliar with Lead (pronounced “leed” not “lead”), it is a small town in the Black Hills, near the Wyoming state line.  Lead was founded in 1867, after the … Continue reading

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