Award Winning TV Show Visits Lower Sioux Wacipi

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown January 5th, 2016 Last Updated on: January 5th, 2016

On Sunday, January 10th at 7:00 p.m, Minnesota's Pioneer Public Television will premiere the seventh season of Postcards — an award winning weekly regional art, culture and history program. It the first episode of this season, the show travels to Morton for the annual Lower Sioux Wacipi. Watch a preview of the episode below!

Postcards travels through western Minnesota to explore its rich and diverse arts, history and cultural heritage. And that diversity includes Native American culture of course!

Below are just a few of the episodes I thought our readers would enjoy. Click to watch full episodes!

Native American Art & Culture
Season 4; Episode 3

Experience the beauty and tradition of Native American art and dance. Join us in Granite Falls to hear the pounding drums and bright regalia at the Upper Sioux Wacipi. Then, we visit artists Rodney Bercier and Joe Whitehawk to learn about their respective crafts.

Dakota Conflict – 150th Anniversary
Season 4; Episode 1

We travel through western Minnesota and visit with people who are making an effort to observe the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Dakota Conflict. Witness a widespread movement in our region to learn about and understand this historic event.

Season 2; Episode 8

A Worthington man discovers his Native American ancestry and then
launches a successful music career. Paul LaRoche leads the musical group Brule’, performing original music across the country.

The 30-minute episodes will air Sunday nights through May at 7:00 and be repeated on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. and on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. Each episode will be available for online viewing at www.pioneer.org/postcards on the Monday after the Sunday that it first airs.

For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/postcardstv.

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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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