Black Elk Sculpture Dedication
MSU recently received a new piece of public art for campus. Jim Dolan, local artist and sculptor, generously donated a new piece to the university, entitled "Black Elk." The sculpture will be formally dedicated next Friday, October 12th. Join us at 11 a.m. for the dedication.
Black Elk was an Oglala, Lakota leader, writer and descendent of a long line of medicine men and healers. Mr. Dolan captures Black Elk's constant struggle between his association with the white settlement of the west and his native american upbringing and beliefs. The sculpture is sited on the corner of the Hamilton parking lot and South 7th Avenue. It will be landscaped with native plantings next spring.