National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture (NCGLNAC)
In the NCGLNAC 10th annual Academic Conference, four outstanding educators and tribal representatives have been invited to present the heart-breaking story of the removal of tribes from their homelands to west of the Mississippi. Each hour-long presentation is in Room 106.
Registration before April 10 is $35, $25 for students with photo identification. Late registrations are $40. Lunch is included, however, lunch cannot be guaranteed for walk-in registrants on the day of the Conference. Contact: Chair Pat Ruhlander at email@example.com or 765-714-5279 for moreinformation. Contact Kay Neumayr at 765-426-3022 or firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
Please park in the paved lot behind the Post Office, next to the John Jay Center. Street parking on Meridian and Main Streets has 2 hour limits, even on Saturdays.
Registration document: 2015_ncglnac_academic_conference_brochure.color.pdf
8:50 am – Welcome Remarks
9 am - Dr. Vernard Foley - Indiana, Lakota Descent, Purdue University Pipes, Boats and Sails: Coming to America?
10:15 am – Michael J. Pace - Indiana, Citizen, Delaware Tribe, Connor Prairie Interactive History Park Delaware Removal 1821
11:15 to 12:30 – LUNCH ON SITE
12:30 pm – Dr. George Godfrey - Illinois, Citizen Potawatomi, Retired, USDA, Haskell Indian Nations University Potawatomi Removals: Reasons, Trails, Uncertainties and Recovery
1:45 p.m. – John Dunnagan - Indiana, Vice-Chief, Miami Nation of Indiana of the State of Indiana The Miami Story