Lakota-Catholic spiritual nexus

Panelists to explore Lakota-Catholic spiritual nexus

March 12, 2019
Robert Brave Heart Sr

Robert Brave Heart (photo above); below are other panelists, Damian Costello and Jerry Swope.

The Edmundite Center for Peace and Justice is sponsoring a panel discussion, “Nicholas Black Elk, Lakota Spirituality, and Catholicism on the Pine Ridge Reservation” on March 28, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in the Roy Event Room of the Dion Family Student Center.

Damian CostelloPanelists are: Robert Brave Heart, MA, Arizona State University, Executive Vice-President of Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota; Damian Costello, PhD, University of Dayton, Ohio, author of Black Elk: Colonialism and Lakota Catholicism; and Professor Jerald Swope, MA, Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri, Missouri, department chair and associate professor of Media Studies, Journalism & Digital Arts at Saint Michael’s CollegeJerald Swope

Information: Fr. David J. Théroux, SSE, Edmundite Center for Faith and Culture/Peace and Justice: 802.654.2320 (office); 802.598.6205 (cell); email:

This is a YOU COUNT event — part of an extended student-focused programming initiative of the College’s Student Life

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