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Event: A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois

Jun
3

A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois

Presented by Gerald Savage,
HoChunk Native American

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.

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:

Auditorium at the Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035
OR Available virtually via Zoom

If you are not already on our email list, need a zoom link or have any questions, please e-mail: archives@highlandparkhistory.org