The 2017 Gathering Schedule

THE GATHERING 2017 – Bringing History Home

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6

8:30-9:00         Registration     (Bearskin gymnasium)

9:00-9:15         Welcome and Introductions

9:30- 11:00      Safeguarding Your Past: New Tools for Preserving Your Wyandot Heritage

Dr. Wicks-Director Miami University Art Museum Oxford, OH

11:30- 1:00       Lunch/Speaker – Pizza at the gym.  Provided by the Wyandotte Nation Family Violence Prevention Program.

1:00-2:00         Language – Dr. Steckley

2:15-5:00         Arts

Flint knapping – Jim Spears

                                    Beading (Peyote) – Kim Garcia

                                    Coil Pottery – Linda Blake

                                    Basket Making – Faye Trice

5:15- ????        Dinner at Community Center – To be catered

Games & Story telling

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7

8:30-9:00         Registration

9:00-9:15         Welcome and Introductions

9:30-11:15       History/Cemetery Tour – Johnson/Wyandotte Cemeteries

11:30- 1:00      Lunch – Title 6

1:00-2:00         Language – Dr. John Steckley

2:15-5:00         Arts

Flint knapping – Jim Spears

                                    Beading (Peyote) – Kim Garcia

                                    Coil Pottery – Linda Blake

                                    Basket Making – Faye Trice

5:15- ????        Dinner at Title 6 – Beef and Hominy

                                    Social Dancing – Shawn King            

                                    Storytelling/Show and Tell

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8

7:00-8:15         Blessing of the Pow-Wow Grounds – Chief Billy Friend

8:30- 9:45        Remembrance Walk/ Breakfast/Speaker

                           Dr. Cox/ Start at gym, or meet in back cemetery, (Shuttle available to and from gym to Wyandotte Cemetery).

10:00- 10:15    Know Your Nation/ Princess – Chief Friend and 2nd Chief Hildebrand

10:15-10:30     Break

10:30-  11:30   Tarhe, “Mad” Anthony Wayne, and Wampum Diplomacy at the Treaty of Greenville, 1795

Daniel Harrison, Historical Archaeologist

                                   Wayne State University

11:30- 1:00      Lunch – Title 6

1:00- 3:00        Language/ finish arts/ Q and A to follow   (Community Center)

Dr. Steckley/Culture Committee                                          

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