Virtual Art Gallery

Campus life is enriched by numerous works of art. Many were created by students with visiting artists. Others are the handiwork of talented employees of St. Joseph’s Indian School.

1. The Sacred Messenger
The Sacred Messenger, Wahóšika Kiŋ Wakȟáŋ, mid-1978
Brother Cletus Miergerd, SCJ, American
Mural
Location: Dining Hall
23. Lakota Creation Story
Lakota Creation Story, Eháŋni Lakȟóta Wičhówoyake, 2014
Markus Tracy, American, David A. Meyer II, American, and Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Acrylic on Canvas
Location: Walkway Between School and Central Offices

3. Circle Of Courage
Circle of Courage, Tȟawóohitike Mimél, 2009-2011
David A. Meyer II, American, and Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Painting and photo transfer
Location: Rec Center
4. The Great Vision Of Black Elk
The Great Vision of Black Elk, Ihaŋbla Kiŋ Tȟáŋka Tȟáheȟáka Sápe, 1990s
Alice Helen Masek, American, and Staff of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Cut paper
Location: Donor Hallway

5. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, 1999
Daniel Long Soldier, Oglala Lakota
Paint on buffalo hide
Location: Donor Hallway
24. Unnamed Chaze Sni
Unnamed, Čhažé Šní, c. 1957/58
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
Terrazzo
Location: School Building Entrace

22. Windows Ozanzanglepi
Windows, Ožáŋžaŋglepi
Ron Zeilinger, American
Stained glass
Location: Walkway Between School and Central Offices
8. Native St. Joseph Ikce Wichasa St. Joseph
Native St. Joseph, Ikčé Wičháša St. Joseph c. 1980
Ron Zeilinger, American
Steel
Location: Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center Parking Lot

9. Unnamed Chaze Sni
Unnamed, Čhažé Šní, 2014
Randall Blaze, Oglala Lakota, David A. Meyer II, American, and Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Ceramic
Location: Museum Historical Center
10. Mni Wichoni
Mní Wičhóní, 2016
Michael Two Bulls and Doug Two Bulls, Oglala Lakota, 5th and 6th Grade Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Acrylic on Canvas
Location: Museum Historical Center

11. Wachipi Baile Dance
Wačhípi Baile Dance, 2018
Hector Curiel, Peruvian, American and 3rd and 5th Grade Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Watercolor
Location: Museum Historical Center
12. Crossing Paths, Íčhiyopteya Čhaŋkúpi

Crossing Paths, Íčhiyopteya Čhaŋkúpi, 2016
Wade Patton, Oglala Lakota, Michele David Mechling, American, and  3rd and 4th Grade Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Linocut Collage
Location: Museum Historical Center

13. Fundraising Memorial Wokiksuye Womnaye
Fundraising Memorial, Wókiksuye Wómnaye, c. 1980s
Bill Clark, American, Bill Harmon, American
Driftwood
Location: Museum Lobby
14a. Chief Struck By The Ree
Chief Struck by the Ree, 1804-1888
Yankton Sioux, Yankton

14b Red Cloud 2
Red Cloud, 1822-1909
Oglala Sioux, Pine Ridge
14c. Chief Little Crow
Chief Little Crow, 1810-1863
Santee Sioux, Flandreau

14d. Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull, Medicine Man, 1830-1890
Hunkpapa Sioux, Standing Rock
14e. Chief Gabriel Renville
Chief Gabriel Renville, 1825-1992
Santee Sioux, Sisseton

14f. Chief Drifting Goose
Chief Drifting Goose, 1821-1909
Yanktonae Sioux, Crow Creek
14g. Chief Spotted Tail
Chief Spotted Tail, 1823-1881
Brule Sioux, Rosebud

14h. Chief Iron Nation
Chief Iron Nation, 1815-1894
Brule Sioux, Lower Brule
14 I. Chief Hump
Chief Hump, 1848-1908
Minnecorjou Sioux, Cheyenne

14 J. Chief Gall
Chief Gall, 1840-1895
Hunkpapa Sioux, Standing Rock
15. Medicine Wheel Garden Of Healing
Medicine Wheel Garden of Healing, Tȟaowášte Owóžu Miméla Pȟežúta, 2014
John Beheler, Yanktonia Dakota Sioux
Garden, wood panels, water fountain
Location: Museum Exterior

16. St. Joseph And Child St.joseph Na Wakhanheza
St. Joseph and Child, St.Joseph Na Wakháŋheža, 2007
Darwin Wolf, American
Bronze
Location: Campus Entrance
17. Sacred Heart Cross Chanichipawega Chante Wakhan
Sacred Heart Cross, Čhaŋíčhipaweǧa Čhaŋté Wakȟáŋ
Foster Iverson, American
Steel
Location: Near Campus Entrance on Driveway to Nagel Business Office

18.tipi Thipi
Tipi, Thípi, c. 1997
Foster Iverson, American, Bill Harmon, American
Iron
Location: Florik Memorial Park
19. Holy Family Thiwahe Wakhan
Holy Family, Thiwáhe Wakȟáŋ, 1982
Ron Zeilinger, American
Stained glass
Location: Benedictine Building

20. Turtle And Lizard Kheya Na Agleska
Turtle and Lizard, Khéya Na Agléška c. 1957/58
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
Terrazzo
Location: West Entrance, Benedictine Building
21. St. Joseph Indian School Logo Woiyachin
St. Joseph Indian School Logo, Wóiyačhiŋ, c. 1970
Deacon Dave Nagle, American
Stained glass
Location: Central Offices

2. A Gathering Place For All Nations 1
A Gathering Place for All Nations, Owánka Tȟáŋtaŋhaŋpi Oyáte Ókhižu, 2009
John Beheler, Yanktonia
Dakota Sioux, with Staff Carpenters and Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Acrylic on wood
Location: Dining Hall
6. 18004186 1
Tipi, Thípi, 2013
David A. Meyer II, American, with Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Paint on canvas
Location: Outside the Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

7. A Horse Named Generosity 1
A Horse Named Generosity, Šúŋkawakȟáŋ Kiŋ Wówačhaŋtognake Ečíyapi, 2013L
David A. Meyer II, American, and Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Fiberglass, paint
Location: Museum Entrance
25. Unnamed Chaze Sni 2
Unnamed, Čhažé Šní, c. 1957/58
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
Terrazzo
Location: School Building Entrace

26. Tateya Skar
Tateya Skar, Wakhúwapi (hunting group)(plural) Waháčhaŋkapi (shields), c. 1990s
Gabrielle Wyade (attributed)
Acrylic on panel
Location: Ground-floor Hallway in School Building
27. Prayer For Grandmother Earth
Prayer for Grandmother Earth, Uŋčí Makȟá Wóčhekiye, 2013
Markus Tracy, David A. Meyer II, American, and Students of  St. Joseph’s Indian School
Acrylic
Location: School Art Room

28. Unnamed Chaze Sni
Unnamed, Čhažé Šní, c. 1990 – 1993
Kim Nernberger, American, David A. Meyer II, American and 5th and 6th Grade Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Linoleum cut on paper
Location: School Assembly Room
29. Zentangle
Zentangle, 2020
Rachel Butzin, Mohawk, and 5th-8th Grade Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Ink
Location: Hallway Outside of School Assembly Room

30. Four Seasons Makhounchage To Pa
Four Seasons, Makȟóuŋčhage to’pa 2020
Markus Tracy, American, and 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Acrylic
Location: School Central Stairway
31. Unnamed Chaze Sni 3
Unnamed, Čhažé Šní, 2002
Janeen Story,American, and Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Acrylic
Location: Across from School Office

32. Lakota Centering Symbol Woiyachin Chokatakiya Lakhota
Lakota Centering Symbol, Wóiyačhiŋ Čhokátakiya Lakhóta, 2004
David A. Meyer II, American, and Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Mixed media collage
Location: Classroom Hallway Outside School Office
33. Light Shines Through Me Self Portraits Miye Itowawa Owa
Light Shines Through Me Self Portraits, Miyé Itówawa Owá (I draw me), 2010
Ariadne Albright, American, David A.. Meyer II, American and 7th and 8th Grade Students of St. Joseph’s Indian School
Acrylic paint on glass
Location: Back Central School Stairway

34. Mosaics
Mosaics, c. 1957
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
American
Mosaic
Location: Exterior of School Building
36. Health Center Mural Itowapi Okhuze Thipi
Health Center Mural, Ítówapi Okhúže Thípi, 2019
Brother Michael McGrath, OSFS, American
Acrylic
Location: North Wall, First Floor Lobby

35. St. Joseph
St. Joseph, c. 1957
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
Carrara marble
Location: Over School Main Entrance
37. St. Benedict And St. Scholastica
St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, c. 1957/58
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
Stained wood
Location: Blessed Sacrament Chapel

38. Prophetic Proclamation Of The Lamb Of God
Prophetic Proclamation of the Lamb of God, TȟáWakȟáŋ Tȟáŋka Tȟačhiŋčala Kiŋ,
c. 1958
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
Acrylic on canvas
Locaction: Blessed Sacrament Chapel
39. Bronze Stars Wichahpi Mazagi
Bronze Stars, Wicháȟpi  Mázaǧi, c. 1958
Brother Bonaventure, SCJ/Peter Paul di Cresce, American
Bronze
Location: Blessed Sacrament Chapel

40. Altar Tabernacle And Ambo
Altar, Tabernacle and Ambo
Deacon Dave Nagel, designer, American with Carpentry Staff
Wood
Location: Blessed Sacrament Chapel

41. Lakota Way Of The Cross
Lakota Way of the Cross,Tȟačhaŋíčhipaweǧa kiŋ Oínažiŋpi Lakȟóta, 1988
Daniel Long Soldier, Oglala Lakota
Watercolor, pen and ink on matte board
Location: Blessed Sacrament Chapel