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Geraldine Goes In Center
History of Lakota Food & Diet

August 8, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jerry Goes In Center presents the history of the diet of Lakota people, covering pre-reservation, early reservation, and present time. The presentation includes information on the types of food Lakota people consumed and how foods were preserved and prepared.

About the Presenter:  Geraldine (Jerry) Goes In Center, Oglala Lakota, and Great-granddaughter of William Lip (Pute), Headman of Lip’s Camp (Pute) Tiospaye (Wamblee SD).

Jerry served eight years in the US Army (Vietnam Era veteran), five years National Guard and earned a BS in Human Service and a minor in counseling from Oglala Lakota College. She is a published writer and entrepreneur and has self-published four booklets: “Jokes Heard around the Rez”, “Lakota Recipes”, “Sacred Pipe” and “Lakota Baby Naming Book.”

Semi-retired from being self-employed she has been providing buffalo wasna to the Dialysis Centers on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Geraldine currently resides in Rapid City SD.

Museum Monday is a free program that provides educational presentations in history, literature, philosophy, anthropology, and other humanities disciplines.  The programs are geared toward teen and adult audiences but people of all ages are welcome to attend.

Presentations are free and held every Monday in July and August in the Museum Theater area.
Registration is recommended for large groups.
No food or drink allowed.
Service pets welcome.
For more information call 800.798.3452 or email aktalakota@stjo.org 

Programming for Museum Monday is sponsored in part by the South Dakota Humanities Council. 


August 8, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Aktá Lakota Museum
St. Joseph's Indian School
Chamberlain, SD 57325 United States
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