Native American Dancers, Sioux Falls

Native American Culture

There are many ways to experience Native American culture in South Dakota. Museums and art galleries across the state display precious artifacts as well as traditional and contemporary art. Places to visit include the Akta Lakota Museum in Chamberlain, Buechel Lakota Memorial Museum in Saint Francis, The Heritage Center in Pine Ridge, and The Journey Museum in Rapid City. Visit re-enactments of Lakota encampments in Deadwood for an up-close-and-personal look into Plains Indian heritage. Other tribal cultural tours are available through the Alliance of Tribal Tourism Advocates (ATTA) at 605-341-2378. 

Experience Native American Culture