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Educators from across South Dakota, in collaboration with Lynn Verschoor, the Executive Director of South Dakota Art Museum, developed K-12 classroom curriculum for the Takuwe exhibition. The Curriculum Development Team included (from R to L):

Special thanks to the South Dakota Community Foundation for supporting this endeavor.

Blanche Froelich

Deanna Stands

Peri Strain

LaRayne Woster

Lynn Verschoor

Mabel Picotte

and the CAIRNS director (not pictured).

This curriculum is based on the text of the exhibition panels, and is intended to assist classroom educators in incorporating all components of the exhibition into their instruction. It includes examples of classroom activities for elementary, middle and high school students. The activities are grouped into the seven sections of the exhibition. You may access them by clicking their titles below.