Vibrant, Resilient,
Vibrant, Resilient, Still Here: Contemporary Native Americans in Illinois
Chillicothe Public Library District

Thursday, Oct. 20, 6:30 pm
or call 309-274-2719.
In this presentation, Pamala Silas will share some of the lesser known history of Native Americans in this region leading up to the present. She will provide a look at the contemporary issues impacting the Native American community and how to become a good ally. The presentation will wrap up with an interactive conversation about how the public learns about and sees Native Americans, along with some misconceptions. RSVP appreciated: or 309-274-2719.

Pamala Silas is Associate Director for the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research at Northwestern University. She is a member of Menominee Indian Tribe and an Oneida descendant. She has a BS in Economics from DePaul University and a Certification in Association Management (CAE).

This event is being produced in partnership with the Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau.
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