Located on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River, The statue “Dignity of Earth and Sky” glows in the setting sun. A gift to the people of South Dakota by a wealthy philanthropist the statue honors the Lakota and Dakota tribes whose ancestral hunting lands, ran as far as the eye can see here. The 50ft statue is made of stainless steel and shows a Lakota woman in a native garment of the mid-1800s. She is holding a quilt with over 125 blue diamond shaped pieces that move with the wind creating a sparkle effect. At night the diamonds have a LED light that makes them look like starlight.
The statue is located off of Interstate 90 the main near Chamberlin, South Dakota. You can see it from the highway and is open 24hrs. It is especially beautiful at night.