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OLC Weekly Bulletin

Wicah’pi Cikala (Little Star)

Weekly Bulletin May 9-13, 2016

President’s Office (Tom Shortbull)___ BOT Meetings. Program Policy – May 24 @ Noon at PRCC; Finance @ 5:00pm place TBD. Personnel – May 25 @ 5:00pm at PW. BOT – May 26 @ 5:00pm place TBD. Woksape Tipi (Michelle May)___ Woksape Tipi Library/Archives Presents Marcell Bull Bear and Leola One Feather. Storytelling with Marcell and Lakota Design in Beadwork with Leola. Wednesday, May 11 @ 1:00pm with Marcell & 3:00pm with Leola at Woksape Tipi Library (Piya Wiconi Campus). Questions? Call 605-455-6069. <><><> OST Alcohol Referendum Forum. What: Public Forum on the upcoming OST Alcohol Referendum Vote. Who: Moderated by Tom Casey-KILI Radio. When: 4pm-6pm, Thursday May 12, 2016. Where: Woksape Tipi Academic/Public Library & Archives, Piya Wiconi. Questions? Call 605-455-6069. <><><> South Dakota Dashboard. The South Dakota Dashboard is an online community information service that provides people with reliable, up-to-date trend data on South Dakota. We seek to provide citizens and community leaders with statewide and local data and statistics for decision-making, with the goal of enhancing the quality of life in our communities. <> Our geographic focus is South Dakota. We aggregate data at a multitude of levels including metropolitan/micropolitan regions, counties, cities, and American Indian reservations. Our data comes from many federal and state sources and is available in easy-to-use charts, graphs, and maps. We collect and manage this data with help from our partners at the Data Center at South Dakota State University, the Bush Foundation, and Wilder Research. <> This data covers a variety of statewide community indicators ranging from income, to diabetes, to youth, and can be broken down by all counties and major towns in South Dakota, as well as sorted by age, race, or gender. With each of the major topic areas, we also provide an "Overview" section that includes recent data-related news stories and posts that we have aggregated to provide context to the numbers. As the project grows, we hope these stories will help users get the analysis they need to support strategic planning, policymaking, and business development. <> In addition to our core activity of providing statewide content online, we provide a limited amount of free technical assistance and training to many local nonprofits, governments, researchers, and community organizations, as well as to the general public. We are also available on a fee-for-service basis to help with larger data projects, report writing, needs assessments, and assistance with grant proposals or reports. The South Dakota Dashboard is a project of the Black Hills Knowledge Network. Activities Committee (Theresa Lone Hill)___The sign-up sheet for graduation is on the door of the round room. There are payroll deduction forms there also. If you plan to go through payroll-d there are only 3 pay periods to graduation weekend so get your payroll-d forms in ASAP. Your donation for a category will be greatly appreciated. It’s your donation that makes the graduation pow-wow a great success.

Student Support (Milton Fineran)___Fundraising Raffle for the SSS Program. Guess who? Whitney O’Rourke of Lakota Funds Credit Union won the Pocket Juice/Portable Charger. Thank you to all who bought tickets and support our Program!

Athleltics (Mary Tobacco)___From OLC WELLNESS TEAM. Friday MAY 13: RUN FOR YOUR LIFE 5K , 8:00am BLUE TOWER AREA TO PIYA WICONI CAMPUSk, 8:00am Registration Begins. 9:00am Race Starts. Team Relay, Open Men, Open Women, Youth. OLC College Centers encouraged to enter team-staff & students. Prizes, including special awards for OLC students. 12:00pm HONORING & RECOGNIZING OLC CHAMPIONS, MULTI-PURPOSE BLDG. PRAYER <> WELCOME. Introduction of Women’s Champions 1984, 1987, 1988, 1997, 1999, 2012, 2015. Introduction of Women’s MVPs. Introduction of Men’s Championship Team – 1984. Introduction of Men’s MCP. Men’s 1,000 Point Club – Brice Hornbeck, Michael Apple, Anthony Hopkins. Women’s 1,000 Point Club – Tera Cuny, Alyssa Looks Looks Twice. Retiring of Jerseys (Tera Cuny, Bill Clifford). MEAL. <><><> MAY 14: TIPI BUILDING, 10:00am MULTIPURPOSE. <><><> MAY 17-19 : TRAUMA INFORMED CARE TRAINING, MULTIPURPOSE. <><><> TBA—MEDITATION.

Bookstore (Myreen Iron Cloud)___SELL YOUR TEXTBOOKS HERE: OLC Bookstore, Piya Wiconi Campus, 3 mile Creek Rd, Kyle, SD. May 12, 9:00am to 4:30pm. May 13, 9:00am to 4:30pm. Bring all CD’s DVD’s and supplemental materials purchased with your textbooks.

Nursing (Jessica Zephier)___SDSU JACKRABBITS NURSE CAMP. SD State University College of Nursing. Wokunze Wicaske Alliance for Native American Nursing Students. Join us for Camp at Pine Ridge! Registration deadline: May 31. Where: OLC – College of Nursing. Who: High School Students (Ages 14-18). When: July 26-28. Time: 8:00am-5:00pm each day. Meals and lodging provided. Explore the field of nursing. Participate in hands-on activities with simulation models who talk, breathe, and simulate human heartbeat. Interact with healthcare providers. The registration fee is $50 for High School campers. The fee is non-refundable. Campers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarships are available, Barb can provide information about scholarship opportunities. Registration info is available on-line at: Additional Camp Opportunities: Rapid City, June 21-21. Sturgis, June 23-24. Questions? Contact Barbara Ogaard at SDSU West River Nursing by email at or phone 1-888-819-1275 or 605-394-5390.

KOLC TV (Tony Brave)___Schedule for this week from Michael Lays Bad. 7:01 AM - KOLC-TV Woglakapi Show: Wakanki Ewastepikte "Care for Our Elders" Guests Mary Isaacson and Patricia Catches the Enemy discuss the importance of hospices and palliative care. 7:36 AM - "Facing the Truth of Indian Schooling" Presented by Dave Archambault, Sr. Dave has spent a professional career as voice for future generations by advocating empowering schooling models for Indian learners of all ages. 8:33 AM - "Warriors in Khaki" Book Discussion by Authors & Guests Authors Mike & Ann Knudson sit down to discuss their book along with fellow guests. 9:18 AM - Invitational Classic Match Bronc Riding A Tribute to Howard Hunter 1st Annual Rodeo dedicated to the memory of Howard Hunter. 10:57 AM - Patrick A. Lee speaks on his published work titled Tribal Laws, Treaties, and Government: A Lakota Perspective. The book is written by a Lakota, for a Lakota, and provides the reader with a historical perspective not commonly found in most U.S. history books.

12:10 PM - Quill Workshop Presented by Germaine Garnier Germaine tells a little of her history and explains techniques on how to quill in the modern world. 1:21 PM - LNI 2015 Boys Championship Game - Winnebago Indians vs. White River Tigers Watch the Indians take on the Tigers for the LNI Championship Title. 3:02 PM - KOLC-TV Woglakapi Show: Wakanki Ewastepikte "Care for Our Elders" 3:37 PM - "Facing the Truth of Indian Schooling" Presented by Dave Archambault, Sr. 4:34 PM - "Warriors in Khaki" Book Discussion by Authors & Guests 5:19 PM - Invitational Classic Match Bronc Riding A Tribute to Howard Hunter 6:58 PM - Patrick A. Lee (Author) - Tribal Laws, Treaties, and Government: A Lakota Perspective 8:11 PM - Quill Workshop Presented by Germaine Garnier 9:22 PM - LNI 2015 Boys Championship Game - Winnebago Indians vs. White River Tigers

2016 Calendar: March-June April 18 Registration for Fall Semester May 8 Regular Classes End Sunday May 13 Faculty’s Last Day May 9-10 Assessment Days May 12-13 Final Grades Due May 30 Memorial Day (Offices Closed) May 27 Last Day for Chairs June 17-19 Graduation/Powwow June 17 Last Day for Support Staff (24 pay period)

Other South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Science Based Drug Education (SBDE) course. FREE. An outstanding educational opportunity. <> Monday, June 13, 2016 - Friday, June 16, 2017, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Rapid City, SD - South Dakota School of Mines and Technology <> Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - Friday, July 8, 2016, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Johnston, IA - Midwest Counterdrug Training Center (MCTC). Dr. John Duncan and Ed Moses will teach the Science Based Drug Education (SBDE) course in June at the School of Mines. Ten seats are still available. Course and material (manual and flash drive of slides and resources) are free. Attendees must provide their own transportation, per diem, and lodging. Credit for Continuing Education is in the process of being approved, all prior courses have been approved. MCTC schedule link: Registration: Registration for this course is open to all military, law enforcement, prevention, treatment, education, and healthcare personnel and professionals. Course Description: Science Based Drug Education (SBDE) provides substance abuse prevention specialists, substance abuse treatment personnel, School Resource Officers, School Resource Deputies, Community Trainers and National Guard Drug Demand Reduction personnel with an anti-drug abuse curriculum based on scientific research. SBDE is a research-based presentation on various drugs and their effect on the human body and behavior. It also documents some of the social issues that the drugs create and involve. SBDE helps to alert communities to warning signs and drug trends. Anti-drug abuse education is critical for organizations, schools, and communities to be proactive against illicit drugs. SBDE is ideal for military and law enforcement personnel who are building both internal drug prevention training as well as interacting with external organizations and communities. This class is also ideal for professionals of any type of organization dealing with youth between 10-25 years of age (Prevention, Education, Treatment, Enforcement). The SBDE curriculum provides attendees with tools to build their own presentation to fit their presentation style. In order to graduate, students will be required to give a five minute presentation over one of the course topics. Topics Included: * Drug categories * Basic brain process * How drugs affect the brain * Gateway theory * Marijuana * Synthetics * Drug recognition. Course Length: Science Based Drug Education is a 3.5 day (28 hour) course. Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites to attend this course. Farrington, Mary Jo [1]

Festival of Books. South Dakota Humanities Council. The Festival of Books is scheduled for September 22-15 in Brookings, SD. Headlining the Festival will be Jane Smiley, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the 2016 One Book South Dakota, Some Luck. She will be joined by at least three other Pulitzer winners: Shirley Christian (international reporting), Michael Dirda (criticism) and Ted Kooser (poetry). Other notable presenters include Young Readers One book author Jennifer Richard Jacobson, Acclaimed novelist jess Walter, best-selling mystery authors Jeffery Dever and Anne Perry and many more. We are now accepting exhibitor applications and advertising space reservations for the 2016 Festival, and we hope you’ll join us for the event! The early bird exhibitor deadline is May 31 and the ad deadline is June 10. If you have any questions, call me (Jennifer Widman) at 605-688-5715 or email Jennifer Widman, Director, South Dakota Center for the Book, South Dakota Humanities Council.