See Bryan Akipa's Performance at the Lighting Ceremony for "Dignity of Earth and Sky"

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The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate-raised artist provided the perfect soundtrack for the lighting of the monument.

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Northern Plains Indian Art Market Returns to Sioux Falls

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The 29th annual NPIAM brings world-class American Indian art to Sioux Falls Sept. 15-18.

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John Lopez Unveils Monument to Hugh Glass Near the Site of His Epic Fight With a Grizzly Bear

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Lemmon-based artist John Lopez unveiled a new sculpture commemorating pioneer Hugh Glass at the site where he nearly lost his battle with an angry mother grizzly bear. 

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Ted & Alice Miller to Perform at SDPB Studios in Vermillion

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The free concert by the Nebraska roots duo will be recorded for NO COVER, NO MINIMUM.

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Teaching Dakota Language Through Traditional Song, and Football

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SDPB heard from Mikey Peters, Director of Dakota Studies at Tiospa Zina Tribal School on the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Reservation about the importance of Dakota language for youth, honor songs, different methods of teaching and inspirations.

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Master Dakota Flute Maker Bryan Akipa Never Stops Exploring His Art Form

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Since a serendipitous moment spent with Oscar Howe, the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate artist has played a key role in the revival of Native flute making and music. 

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Interview: Frank Waln, Part II

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The second part of our interview with the Rosebud Reservation-raised rapper and star of MTV's Rebel Music: Native America.

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Interview: Frank Waln

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SDPB recently talked with the rapper from the Rosebud Reservation as he prepared to headline the Black Hills Unity Concert.

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Photo Album: The Crow Creek Dakota Nation Wacipi

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This weekend, people from the Dakotas and Great Plains to the West Coast and Canada have converged on Fort Thompson to celebrate the 153rd annual Crow Creek Dakota Nation Wacipi.

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SDPB TV Nominated for Six Regional Emmy Awards

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Congratulations go out to our talented staff, and thanks to our supporters who make this programming possible. 

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Gregory Euclide's Unframing Lands View Feels at Home Among the Glacial Lakes

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The Minnesota-based artist's new exhibit at the South Dakota Art Museum invokes the frigid beauty of the upper Midwest.

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Paul High Horse Exhibit Opens Friday in Rapid City

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An exhibit of paintings and mixed media by the artist opens Friday at The Sioux Indian Museum in Rapid City.

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Czech Days Are Here Again in Tabor

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The annual festival of polka, kolaches and Beseda returns to Bon Homme County. 

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History Comes Alive at Fort Sisseton State Park

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History enthusiasts from across the Midwest converged on Fort Sisseton last weekend for an annual celebration of frontier life.

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Art Auction At Christie's Sets Record

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This week, the art world saw two record breaking sales in the same auction. At Christie’s sale entitled “Looking Forward to the Past," Pablo Picasso's “Les Femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’)” sold for $179.4 million (with fees), shattering the previous record of $142.4 million for most expensive painting sold at auction. 

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