Newark Earthworks Day 2006

Ancient Knowledge, Modern Mystery
Newark Earthworks Day, Oct. 14, 2006
Ohio State University at Newark
Reese Conference Center
For more information call 740-364-9584

Schedule for the day

Morning Sessions:
9:00am
Welcome by Jeff Gill, Newark Earthworks Day Host
Procession of Honored Guests from Hopewell Hall into the Auditorium

9:20am
Intro: The Honorable Jay Hottinger, Ohio State Senator, District 31

“The Newark Earthworks: Ohio’s Prehistoric Monument”
The Newark Earthworks Committee of Miller Elementary, Newark City Schools

9:45am
Intro: The Honorable Jay Hottinger, Ohio State Senator, District 31

“Taking a Stand for the Newark Earthworks:
Teaching, Learning and Changing the State of Ohio
Legislature in the Classroom”
Kristine Cartwright, Garfield Elementary, Teacher In-Service
Glenda Reynolds, Kirkersville Elementary, 2nd Grade Science
Stori Delancy, Kirkersville Elementary, 2nd Grade Science
Mat Dunham, Lincoln Middle School, Moundbuilders Club

10:30am
Intro: Ms. Sande Garner (Cherokee), Newark Earthworks Center and Dept. of Comparative Studies

“Multigenerational Trauma and the Healing Journey of a Dacotah Woman: Zitkana Ho Waste Wiyan”
Ms. Carol Welsh (Sisseton-Wahpeton), Director
Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio

11:15am
Intro: Dr. Jay Miller (Delaware), American Indiaen Studies-OSU
“Self Determination and Moundbuilding”
Second Chief Alfred Berryhill, The Creek Nation, Okmulgee, Oklahoma

12:00 Lunch Break
Please visit our vendors and exhibitors in the Ballroom

Lunchtime Sessions in the Reese Center:

“The Astronomy behind the Lunar Alignments at the Newark Earthworks”
Dr. Michael Mickelson, Physics & Astronomy Department, Denison University
12pm – 1:00pm, Reese Center rm TBA

Come donate your earthworks story to the Oral History Archive!
Open 10am – 4pm. Newark Earthworks Story Booth
Dr. Katey Borland, Comparative Studies and Dr. Michael Sherfy, History
Reese Center TBA

Afternoon Sessions:
1:00pm
Intro: Dr. Richard Shiels, Newark Earthworks Center

“From Sunrise to Moonrise: Cahokia and Newark”
Mr. William Iseminger, Assistant Site manager at Cahokia Mounds State
Historic Site and World Heritage Site

2:00pm
Intro: Dr. Michael Mickelson, Physics and Astronomy Department, Denison University
“Exploring Lunar Architecture in Newark”
Dr. Robert Horn, Professor of Philosophy, Earlham College

“Geometry and Astronomy at the Newark Earthworks”
Dr. Ray Hively, Professor of Physics, Earlham College

3:30pm
Intro: Dr. Chad Allen (Cherokee), Department of English, OSU-Columbus
“Sovereignty and History: Confessions of a Native Archaeologist”
Dr. Robert Warrior (Osage), English & Native American Studies, University of Oklahoma

4:30pm
Intro: Dr. Richard Shiels, Newark Earthworks Center
“The Shaman of the Newark Earthworks”
Dr. Bradley Lepper, Curator of Archaeology, Ohio Historical Society

Concluding Remarks and Closing

5:30pm
American Indian Feast
Hosted by the Native American Indian Center of Columbus, Ohio
Hopewell Hall, Ohio State University at Newark
Tickets: Adults: $10, Children: free

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