The Tiwahe Sculpture: Local artist Dale Lamphere, well-known for his sculpture “Dignity https://www.lampherestudio.com/dignity, will be commissioned to design and create with the elders a sculpture to serve as the centerpiece of the welcome area. It is intended to memorialize the families and lives lost to this tragedy by projecting hope and family healing. A family that has fought off all the forces trying to destroy them, staying together, and moving forward.
Dale has been working with the elders who lost family at the Rapid City Indian Boarding School designing together - Tiwahe (the family). The preliminary designs: