Sitting Bull was a distinguished & strong leader of his generation. He called Annie Oakley, Watanya Cicilia or Little Sure Shot.
Annie Oakley was a famous sharpshooter, seasoned performer & earned star billing. Oakley wrote of Sitting Bull, 'He is a dear, faithful, old friend, and I've great respect and affection for him.'
How did their friendship begin & what can we learn from Annie Oakley & Sitting Bull?
Candy Hamilton has worked as a Humanities Scholar & Artist in Schools & Communities for more than 20 years teaching classes & writing workshops from pre-K through college. Her classes are fun, entertaining & useful. She completed her master's degree at University of South Dakota & has won national awards for her poetry & journalism. Hamilton has extensive experience working with youth at-risk including those in treatment & those incarcerated.
This event is sponsored in part by the South Dakota Humanities Council.