Tiokasin Ghosthorse will offer a presentation titled Lakota Music and Storytelling on Wednesday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. in the Diffley Board Room in Bellarmine Hall.
TIOKASIN GHOSTHORSE is a member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation of South Dakota and has a long history with Indigenous activism and advocacy. Tiokasin is the Founder, Host and Executive Producer of “First Voices Radio” (formerly “First Voices Indigenous Radio”) for the last 25 years in New York City and Seattle/Olympia, Washington. He recently received a Nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016 from the International Institute of Peace Studies and Global Philosophy. He is a “perfectly flawed human being.” (www.firstvoicesindigenousradio.org)
This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains Indians. The exhibition and related programs are made possible by generous support from the Donald Ellis Gallery, New York.
Image: Detail from Macnider Ledger Book (pg. 186). Lakota Sioux, ca. 1880. Graphite and colored pencil on lined paper, 5 ¾ x 14 ½ inches. Courtesy of Donald Ellis Gallery, New York.