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Newark Earthworks Day Celebration Agenda

 

“Ancient Knowledge, Modern Mystery”

 Saturday, October 14, 2006.
9 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Reese Center,

The Ohio State University at Newark

 Free and Open to the Public.

Order of Events on Newark Earthworks Day,

Oct. 14, 2006  9 AM to 5 PM

 

Host:  Jeff Gill

Welcome and Opening Remarks

·        Introduction

o  Carol Welsh will speak on Native Spirituality

·        Introduction

o     William Iseminger, Cahokia Visitor's Center, will speak on Cahokia becoming recognized as a World Heritage Site.

·        Introduction

o  Senator Jay Hottinger

·        Introduction

o  The  5th grade students and their teachers who initiated state law to recognize Newark Earthworks as Ohio's official Prehistoric Site

·        Introduction

o  Panel of Teachers who discuss how they teach about the earthworks

Lunch Break

·        Introduction:  Dr. Chad Allen, Department of English, Ohio State University Columbus

o  Dr. Robert Warrior, English and Native American Studies, University of Oklahoma will speak on Native American intellectual traditions as related to the earthworks

·        Introduction

o  Dr. Robert Horn, Earlham College, will speak on lunar alignments at the Newark Earthworks

·        Introduction

o  Dr. Ray Hively, Earlham College, will speak on lunar alignments at the Newark Earthworks

·        Introduction

o  Dr. Brad Lepper, Ohio Historical Society, will speak about the only artifact found with the Newark Earthworks Complex

Concluding Remarks and Closing

 

Native American Feast  

5:30 P.M., Saturday, October 14, 2006.

The Ohio State University at Newark

Native singing, dancing, drumming.

Dinner by Carol Welsh of the Native American Alliance of Central Ohio.

$10 per adult, children under 12 free
 

Tickets available by mail:

Send a check addressed to Ohio State University Newark Earthworks Center

To:    Feast

Newark Earthworks Center

The Ohio State University

1179 University Drive

Newark, Ohio 43055

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 Please click here for Earthworks Day 2006 posters

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

For more details, please contact the Newark Earthworks Initiative at The Ohio State University, Newark. 740-364-9575

Email address: earthworks@osu.edu.

 

 


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