By Jomay Steen
Emily Currey, film and media relations representative for the South Dakota Office of Tourism, said Costner’s film truly showcased the state.
“His film played a very important role in the film industry in South Dakota,” Currey said.
“Dances with Wolves” will be celebrated at the South Dakota Film Festival today through Sunday, Sept. 20, in Aberdeen.
Tribal President Joshua Weston said the Santee Sioux are eager to show their appreciation for Costner's support of Native American causes.