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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

 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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