Work and Public Appearances

2017: Public appearances, receptions, and readings:


June 2017 Racing Magpie, Rapid City, SD. Writing workshop

June 2017, Racing Magpie, Rapid City, SD. Workshop

June 24, 2017, Guest poet Black Hill Indigenous Writer’s Book Festival The Racing Magpie. Reading time TBA.

July 7, 2017, Tapun Sa Win Sakowin reception Journey Museum, Rapid City SD 5 P.M-8 P.M Free admission                                                                                      Mary will be giving a public reading of her contribution poem, Lel Waun.

August 18, 2017, The Great Race Reception. Akta Lakota Museum at St. Joseph Indian School, Chamberlain, SD  Free admission. Mary will be giving a public reading of her contribution poem, Saglohan

October 2-27, 2017 Art show: Arteries of Innocence Mixed Media Art show     Bede Gallery Mt. Marty Campus. Yankton SD Work for sale.                                        {** This is a split gallery show with her daughter. Both will have works there}

Oct 27, 2017, 6-8 p.m Reception for Arteries of Innocence, Bede Gallery, Mt. Marty Campus.


Future readings being scheduled, new events/appearances will be posted as soon as they are finalized.

Mary’s book tour schedule will also be posted here once it is finalized.

Keep checking back!


2016: PUBLIC Appearances, Receptions, and Readings:

January 29, 2016 opening reception for New Union/RE Union Show. Gallery 110  Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts on the University of South Dakota campus, Vermillion, SD

March 4, 2016. Opening Reception for the Great Race exhibit. The Journey Museum, Rapid City, SD

April 3-6, 2016 ICWA conference. St.Paul Riverfront Hotel. St. Paul MN

ICWA Presentation, April 4, 3:30-5 p.m.

June 3, 2016. Saglogan reception for the Great Race. The Journey Museum, Rapid City, South Dakota.

Mary will give a public reading of her poem “Saglogan”.


*Full CV available by request

Artist in residence at:

University of Miami at Ohio

University of Montana

Montana Artist’s Refuge

Colorado College,

Leech lake Tribal College. 

Visiting Writer/Artist at:

South Dakota State University

Sinte Gleska University

Ihanktowan Tribal college

Various Public school appearances all over South Dakota, Montana and Nebraska.

Various other Festivals, writing workshops, Art festivals and  Public events


Contributing Writer for “Life as a Human” Online mgazine

Tribal College Journal

Frontiers: a Journal of Women’s studies

Genocide of the Mind

Eating Fire Tasting Blood

Sharing Our stories: Native Women Surviving Violence

Birthed from Scorched Hearts

Unraveling the Spreading Cloth of Time


Painting included in the anthology “The Boy With a Tree Growing from His Ear” by Marijo Moore.

Collaborator on Mixed Media Art Installation/Reading Indian 3.0  Indian 3.0

Solo Photo Show, Ableza (Pay Attention) at Valentine Public Library July 2008

Solo photo/mix media show, “Ole Nis Taku he?”(What Do You See?), Vermillion Area Arts Council

Mixed Media Sculpture “Mixed (Media) Messages” featured in Women’s Work Invitation only Art Show, Vermillion Area Arts Council  April 9, 2015

“These Wondrous Arms” Photograph in mixed media show “New Union/Re-Union” January 11-February 15, 2016 Warren M. Lee Center for the Arts, USD campus, Vermillion, SD 

“Tadah!” photograph in traveling exhibit, “North Dakota/South Dakota Photographers” Ongoing

Saglohan” Poem in “The Great Race” Exhibit The Journey Museum Rapid city, SD  March 4-April 15, then May 20-June 25

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