Gabrielle TateyuskanskanWinona State University’s Inclusion and Diversity Office and the 2015-16 Lyceum Series will host Confronting the Conscience of America through the Dakota Arts with Gabrielle Wynde Tateyuskanskan at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in East Hall, Kryzsko Commons.

Tateyuskanskan is a visual artist, poet and teacher, specializing in oils, watercolor, and the Dakota arts of beadwork, traditional poetry and contemporary textiles. As a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Nation, Tateyuskanskan promotes social change and restorative justice.

Tateyuskanskan’s artwork will be featured in the WSU KEAP Center in conjunction with her traveling exhibit, “Why Treaties Matter: Self Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nation in partnership with the National Museum of the American Indian and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council.” Tateyuskanskan will give an artist talk from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, at the KEAP Center.

Since 1989, the Lyceum Series has presented events and presentations for the Winona and Rochester communities that provide unique cultural enrichment and educational opportunities. The Lyceum Series aims to provide speakers in a variety topics, such as the sciences, the arts, politics, literature, popular culture, and more.

For more information on the 2015-16 Lyceum Series visit the WSU website.

More information on the Lyceum Series can be found online or by contacting Kathleen Peterson at

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