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Newark Earthworks Day 

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.

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Program for Newark Earthworks Day, Oct. 14, 2006


8:00  Open registration for processional @ Hopewell Hall Cafeteria

8:30  Line-up of processional begins


9:00  Welcome by Jeff Gill, Newark Earthworks Day Host

        Procession of Honored Guests from Hopewell Hall into the Auditorium       

9:10  Honored Guests Announced as Processional enters Reese Center


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

9:25  "The Newark Earthworks: Ohio's Prehistoric Monument"

        The Newark Earthworks Committee of Wm. E. Miller Elementary, Newark City Schools.


9:45  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, Mounbuilders Club


10:30        Ms. Sande Garner (Cherokee), Research Associate, Newark Earthworks Center and the Department of Comparative Studies

10:35        "Multigenerational Trauma and the Healing Journey of a Dacotah Woman: Zitkana Ho Waste Wiyan,"

        Ms. Carol Welsh (Sisseton-Wahpeton), Director, Native American Indian Center Central Ohio


11:15        Dr. Jay Miller (Delaware), Coordinator of American Indiaen Studies

11:20        "Self Determination and Moundbuilding"

        The Honorable Alfred Berryhill, Second Chief of the Creek Nation, The Mound, Okmulgee, Oklahoma


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


        Please visit the following presentation in the Reese Center:


        "The Astronomy behind the Lunar Alignments at the Newark Earthworks" 

        Dr. Michael Mickelson, Physics and Astronomy Department, Denison University, 12pm – 1:00pm, Reese Center room 149



        Come donate your earthworks story to the Oral History Archive!

        Open 10am - 4pm.  Newark Earthworks Story Booth, Dr. Katey Borland, Associate Professor, Comparative Studies, OSUN, and Dr. Michael Sherfy, Assistant Profession, History, OSUN, Reese Center room 153.


1:00     Dr. Richard Shiels, Interim Director and Associate Professor of History, Newark Earthworks Center, OSU-Newark

1:05  "From Sunrise to Moonrise: Cahokia and Newark"

        Mr. William Iseminger, Assistant Site manager at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site and World Heritage Site


2:00  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


3:30  Chad Allen, Department of English, Ohio State University Columbus.

        "Sovereignty and History: Confessions of a Native Archaeologist"

        Dr. Robert Warrior (Osage), English and Native American Studies, University of Oklahoma


4:30  Dr. Richard Shiels, Interim Director, Newark Earthworks Center and Associate Professor of History

        "The Shaman of the Newark Earthworks"

        Dr. Bradley Lepper, Curator of Archaeology, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio


5:30 Concluding Remarks and Closing


5:45 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


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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