10/10/2021 0 Comments
Dignity, a Native American Tribute.
She stands over the Missouri River valley, high atop a bluff, watching as travelers make their way across South Dakota, like modern-day explorers. Dignity: Of Earth and Sky was created as a tribute to the Lakota and Dakota (Sioux) tribes that call South Dakota home. But, the 50-foot sculpture means something different to almost anyone who has witnessed her beauty in person.
Located at the South Dakota welcome center between exits 263 and 265 on Interstate 90 near Chamberlain, the sculpture – a Native American woman in a two-hide dress common among Plains tribes holding a star quilt behind her – annually attracts thousands of visitors. The majestic statue has been part of the state’s landscape since 2016.
Read the entire story in the latest edition of Living Here magazine.
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