The presentation will feature speaker Eric Hemenway, Director of Repatriation, Archives, and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. His presentation will explore some of the actions of northern Michigan Odawa leaders.
He notes, “The Odawa of Northern Michigan have experienced many difficulties and challenges throughout history, including fighting in multiple wars, and avoiding forced removal from Michigan. Leadership has been critical in the Odawa persevering through these trying times.”
The Zoom presentation will be in two parts, with the first taking place on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m., and the second on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. If you’d like to attend, please email Ann Swaney for the Zoom link, email@example.com.