Category Archives: Native American History

Tribal Representatives to Speak for Native American Week

Celebrate Native American Week in Ohio! The Ohio Historical Society with the direction of Sharon Dean, Director of Museum and Library Services, is actively building relationships with the federally recognized Native American tribes from Ohio. She will be joined at … Continue reading

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OHS Staff to Oklahoma

September 14-16 a group from the Ohio Historical Society traveled to Oklahoma to attend the 21st Eastern Shawnee Annual Pow Wow. A pow wow is a gathering of Native Americans, and often non-Native people, to sing, dance, and celebrate American … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie

To celebrate the 199th anniversary of the American victory at the Battle of Lake Erie, the Ohio Statehouse organized a presentation about the War of 1812. The Statehouse requested that OHS staff bring artifacts related to the Treaty of Greene … Continue reading

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Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Cultural Exhibition, Saturday, July 28

Glenna Wallace, Chief of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma (ESTOO) and several other members of the tribe will be at the Ohio Village at the Ohio History Center next Saturday, July 28, 2012, at 3:00pm for a cultural exhibition … Continue reading

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Bridging the Cultural Gap

OHS continues to build bridges with federally-recognized Native American tribes connected to Ohio. On Friday, we were visited by tribal citizens of the Seneca-Cayuga, Wyandot, and Delaware tribes. Many of the people who came were members of the Seneca-Cayuga language class, taught … Continue reading

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