Afra home girls toured the Capitol

Girls from the Afra Home
visited the Capitol to
see all the Christmas trees.

Wayawa intancan - student leaders - from St. Joseph’s Indian School recently visited South Dakota’s State Capitol to decorate one of the many trees adorning the halls during the Christmas season.

The group traveled to Pierre in late November to decorate the St. Joseph’s Indian School tree with decorations made by the Lakota (Sioux) boys and girls in their Native American Studies classes.

Each year, the Capitol building in Pierre, South Dakota is adorned with more than 90 Christmas trees decorated by schools, churches and civic groups from around the state. See South Dakota’s Capitol.

Pilamayathank you — for helping make so many special holiday memories possible for our students!

St. Joseph's student leaders tour the Capital

After decorating, St. Joseph’s wayawa intancan - student leaders - took the opportunity to tour the Capitol Building.

Lakota students created ornaments for the St. Joseph's School tree.

Thomas and his classmates worked
hard to create ornaments for the
Christmas tree during their Native American Studies class.


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