A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois LIVE ONLY
Presented by Gerald Savage,
Member of the Ho-Chunk Nation
Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 2 PM Central Time
On the lawn of the Stupey Cabin,
St. Johns Avenue between Laurel and Hazel, Highland Park
In this presentation, Chief White Winnebago will introduce participants to the culture and history of the HoChunk nation. He will examine the history of his tribal territory and settlements, how his family was relocated into Starved Rock, tribal names and culture, his regalia, and artifacts
Gerald Savage—HoChunk Ska Ga in his native language—is a member of the HoChunk nation. He grew up with his grandparents, who raised him in the tribal ways. His grandfather was Chief Walks With the Wind, and HoChunk Ska Ga is Chief White Winnebago.
This program is supported by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Road Scholars of Illinois Humanities and partial grant of the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
This event will be held on the lawn of the Stupey Cabin at 1707-1731 St Johns Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035, between the Highland Park Public Library and Highland Park’s City Hall.
If there is inclement weather, this will Hybrid meeting: UPDATE June 1st: No need for auditorium, because the weather will be fine. There will be no ZOOM simulcast.
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