Adult Opportunities

Indigenous Peoples of Northeastern Illinois (online)

Learn about the past, present, and future of the Indigenous peoples of northeastern Illinois.

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Join Dr. John N. Low, enrolled citizen of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, as he discusses the past, present, and future of the Indigenous peoples of northeastern Illinois. Dr. Low will provide a historical overview of the Potawatomi, their connection to Mother Earth, and present-day efforts to preserve cultural identity.  

This program will take place live on Zoom. A recording will be available to registered participants afterwards.

Instructor: John N. Low, JD, PhD

Age: 16 and older

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John N. Low, JD, PhD

John N. Low received his PhD in American culture at the University of Michigan and he is an enrolled citizen of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. He is also the recipient of a graduate certificate in museum studies and a JD degree from the University of Michigan School of Law. He earned a BA from Michigan State University, a second BA in American Indian studies from the University of Minnesota, and an MA in the social sciences from the University of Chicago.

He is the author of “Imprints: The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the City of Chicago” (2016, Michigan State University Press). Since September 2019, he has been the director of the Newark Earthworks Center at the Ohio State University–Newark.

  • This program will take place on Zoom. 
  • Registrants will receive the program link by email. At the scheduled date and time, click on the link to join the program. 
  • Automatically generated captions will be available.
  • This program will be recorded.

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time

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