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(S.D.)- Oglala Sioux Tribe To Present Memorial Service At National Cemetery

By: Jeremy Anderson Posted at: 05/15/2013 02:54 PM

(Sturgis)- Black Hills National Cemetery will observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2013. There will be two ceremonies held at Black Hills National Cemetery’s Committal Shelter to memorialize all of our Nation’s departed Veterans and military members.
 
The theme is “Our Fallen, Our Hero’s, Our Freedom.”
 
The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the American Legion, Department of South Dakota, will be the hosts of the Memorial Day Services.
 
The Native American Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m. sponsored by Oglala Sioux Tribe. Traditional Lakota drummers will also perform during the ceremony.
 
The “Traditional” Memorial Day Ceremony, sponsored by the American Legion, Department of South Dakota, will be held at 11:00 a.m. The Haakon County Crooners will perform the National Anthem and provide a musical tribute.
 
The general public is invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on or guests can sit on the bleachers. Plan to come early and attend the ceremonies. For questions call (605) 347-3830.


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