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Saving a Great Lakes Homeland

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 6:00 PM

Description

Join us for Saving a Great Lakes Homeland: Andrew Blackbird, Christianity, and the Ottawa People.

Through historical and contemporary images, Professor Theodore Karamanski of Loyolas history department will tell the story of the how the Ottawa people of Michigan avoided ethnic cleansing by the United States and endured in their Great Lakes homeland. He will highlight the role of Andrew J. Blackbird, an Ottawa tribe leader and historian. Dr. Karamanski will also discuss the importance of education and Christianity as tools of Indian resistance.

Location
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) (click for map)
Contact
Mary Arhondonis at luma@luc.edu or 312.915.7608.
Event Cost
$4 / Free for Members and LUC
Open To
This event has been marked as open to the public.