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PO Box 234
29540 Hwy 18
Herrick SD 57538
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Summer Workshop Class
The Herrick Elevator offers an outstanding experience enhanced by local people in touch with our way
of life and educated in our history.
EDUC 359 Lakota Life Today and as History
The Itinerary is listed below.
Tuition is $50/credit hour, payable to Augustana University when you arrive at the workshop.
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Syllabus/Itinerary for Monday-Friday 5 day workshop (45 hrs)
Monday, 9 hrs
8am Light breakfast available at Herrick Elevator
8:30 Welcome, Introductions, and Class Rationale by Marty
9:30 Presentation by Barb: “How Todd Lost his County”
10:15 Leave Herrick Elevator, stops include 99th Meridian, Twin Buttes view, Fort Randall Chapel and Cemetery, Army Corp Rest Stop, Fort Randall Casino for lunch, Visit with Casino Representative, Marty’s St. Paul Catholic Church, site of Signing of Treaty of 1858
4:00 Arrive Herrick Elevator, break, recap day and discussions
5:30 Day One ends
Tuesday, 10 hours
8am Light breakfast available
8:30 Monday recap and experiential learning by Marty
9:30 Presentation by Barb: “What Happened After Whetstone?” & Humanities Presentation
11:15 Tour of Herrick, including visit to former Herrick Catholic Church
12noon Lunch at Herrick Elevator
Drive to Milk’s Camp: 1903
Episcopal Church and cemetery, Congregational Church and
5pm Indian Tacos served by Judy and her family
6:30pm Day Two ends
Wednesday, 10 hrs
8:30am Trip to Rosebud Reservation: Bus leaves Herrick Elevator at 8:30, making stops as necessary on our way out to Mission.
10:30 Drive through Antelope Community (compare it to Milk’s Camp Community)
10:45 Visit Sinte Gleska Heritage Center
12noon pizza for lunch
1:30 Mike Marshal presentation on Games and talk about his trip to Smithsonian
2:45 John Spotted Tail talks to group
4:00 St. Francis Church and Museum
6:30 Optional Evening Meal at Frank Day’s Place in Dallas for a great meal, continued discussion and fellowship. (This is on your own, not covered in the cost of the workshop.)
Thursday, 8.5 hrs
8am Light Breakfast
8:30 Recap and process
9:30 Jack Broome talks to group, get on buses, travel to Whetstone Bay, Whetsone Agency site, Lunch at Leroy’s cabin, drive to Sully’s Grave and on to Gregory.
3:00 Arrive at OMFF headquarters, tour of building and gardens, Emmet Kotrba speaks
4:30 Return to Herrick
5:00 End of Day Four
Friday, class convenes at 2pm, 7.5 hrs
2:00 Recap and process
2:30 Ronette Rumpca presents SD Historical Society Trunks
4pm Print shirts (for those who would like one). The cost of these shirts is not covered by the workshop fee: $8 each.
5pm 2011 students meet 2012 students, share stories/experiences
6pm Leave Herrick Elevator for Milk’s Camp. Vendors will be set up at the pow owow: Supper is on your own.
8:30 Leave Milk’s Camp, return to Elevator, discuss and send participants away
9:30pm Day 5 ends