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“eempaapiikinamankwi kinepwaayoneminaani”: Picking Up the Threads of Our Knowledge

Hosted by Whitley County Historical Museum

Understand the impact that forced removal had on the language and culture of the Myaamiaki (Miami People) during a talk by George Ironstack of Miami University’s Myaamia Center.

October 16
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Whitley County Historical Museum
108 W. Jefferson St.
Columbia City, IN 46725

Event Details

George Ironstrack will speak about the impact of forced removal on the revitalization of the Myaamia language and culture. Ironstack serves as the assistant director (and director of the education office) at  the Myaamia Center at Miami University of Ohio. He regularly researches and writes about Myaamia history. Examples of his work can be found on the Myaamia community history and ecology blog,  Aacimotaatiiyankwi.

Attendees may visit the exhibit Meehkweelintamankwi Aanchsahaaciki: Our Forced Removal for free before and following the presentation. The Whitley County Historical Museum will host the exhibit through September 30, 2022.

For more information contact the Whitley County Historical Museum at wcmuseum@whitleygov.com or 260.244.6372.

This program received support from an Indiana Humanities Action Grant.