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Visiting Writers Series - Jerome Kills Small
Start Date: 9/20/2017Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 9/20/2017End Time: 5:00 PM
Event Description:

Jerome Kills Small, Porcupine, SD, will speak on Wednesday, September 20, at 4 p.m. at the Hawks Landing at the Northeast Student Center.

A 1997 graduate of the University of South Dakota (USD), Kills Small holds a Master of Arts in selected studies. He taught Lakota language, early Native American history and Native American oratory at USD for twenty years.

Kills Small is featured in the book Wounded Warriors: A Time for Healing and has a story in the Silver Anniversary Anthology, published by the South Dakota Humanities Council. He also appears in the documentaries America’s Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)’s Bones of Contention: Repatriation and Reburial.

Kills Small translates, explains and sings Lakota ceremonial, sweatlodge, powwow, rabbit, round dance, warrior, vision quest and sun dance songs, and performs with the Iron Wing Singers of Wagner, SD. He serves on the board of directors for Lakota Youth Development.

The Visiting Writers Series is sponsored by the Northeast Community College English Department.
Contact Information:
Name: Bonnie Johnson-Bartee
Phone: 4028447673
Admission Information:
Free and open to the public.

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