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: bit.ly/3uX9G4w 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.
 
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
View All Events


Powered by engagedpatrons.org