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Why Every Day is Indigenous People’s Day: Exploring Native American Presence in Illinois

Thursday, October 14, 2021

9:30 AM

Location: Zoom™

Join speaker Jenny L. Davis in a discussion about the histories and realities of Native Americans in Illinois. Davis will cover the presence Native Americans have had and continue to have across the state and her experience as a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation.

Get the Zoom™ link here.
Meeting ID: 850 0994 2916
Passcode: 877334
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Davis is an associate professor of Anthropology and American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where she is the director of the American Indian Studies Program. She is the author of “Talking Indian: Identity and Language Revitalization in the Chickasaw Renaissance” (University of Arizona Press, 2018) and “Trickster Academy” (University of Arizona Press, forthcoming).

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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