Afterschool Program

Our afterschool program is called: “Ithacan Kigali" -Creating Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

 

It is proven that a student’s willingness to engage in science activities increases when they are linked to the Oglala Lakota culture.

The programming is modeled to teach leadership skills, as well as, fundamental aspects of college preparation.

 

The current locations are at the American Horse School in Allen, SD and the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, SD.

 

Topics and Activities include:

  • Wolakota (Oglala Lakota way of life)

  • Leadership (Oglala Lakota Kinship)

  • Community involvement-Service Learning Projects

  • Environmental Stewardship

  • Buffalo Sciences

  • Native Medicinal Plants

  • Oglala Lakota Traditional Foods 

  • Astronomy (Creation stories, constellations, special sky events)

  • Geology (Creation Stories, Lakota land uses)

  • Equine Sciences (Lakota Horsemanship)

  • Oglala Lakota Physics (Archery, Lodge building, Fluvial Morphology)

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Generations 

 Indigenous Ways

 

20750 BIA2

Interior, SD 57750

605-433-5007

 

 

We are fiscally sponsored as an affiliate of Seventh Generation Fund, a 501 c3 Native non-profit organization. 

 

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