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Best Stories of 2020

on Thursday, 17 December 2020.

ACE Best Stories of 2020

As we enter into a new year, we also look back on the past year and our most popular news stories and blog posts. 

Oscar Howe Painting Coming Home to South Dakota

on Monday, 23 November 2020.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

American Indian Catholic Schools Network - St. Joseph Indian School

(Chamberlain, S.D.) –The Aktá Lakota Museum will soon welcome back to South Dakota a piece by well-known Native American artist Oscar Howe. The museum’s Acquisitions Committee recently purchased the work from the collection of Dr. Frederick Dockstader.

An Unforgettable First Buffalo Harvest

on Monday, 23 November 2020.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

American Indian Catholic Schools Network - St. Joseph Indian School - Buffalo Hunt

Chamberlain, S.D.) –On November 19, St. Joseph’s Indian School eighth-grade students and staff ventured to the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation on a brisk and cold morning to experience what would be for some a “once in a lifetime” buffalo harvest. This is the first-ever St. Joseph’s Indian School organized buffalo harvest.

Honor Your Ancestors and “Rock Your Mocs”

on Monday, 16 November 2020.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

Rock Your Mocs - St. Joseph's Indian School

(Chamberlain, S.D.) –During the week of November 16, St. Joseph’s Indian School 4-6th grade students and Native Hope are participating in this year’s national Rock Your Mocs event. This annual event creates a positive cultural experience that promotes unity and celebration of tribal individuality by wearing moccasins.

AICSN School Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

on Tuesday, 03 November 2020.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

St. Joseph Indian School Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

(Chamberlain, S.D.) – During the week of October 26, St. Joseph's Indian School students kicked off Red Ribbon Week on Monday with five differently themed dress-up days and an interactive scavenger hunt to teach students about drug and alcohol awareness. St. Joseph’s Indian School—a member of the American Indian Catholic Schools Network—has actively participated in Red Ribbon Week for nearly 20 years and continues to develop updated drug and alcohol curriculums that relate to each age group.