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Ho-Chunk speaker Bill Quackenbush discussing History and culture along the MIssissippi river

Ho-Chunk History & Culture Along the Mississippi

February 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for an enlightening presentation on the history and culture of the Ho-Chunk Nation along the Mississippi River. Our speaker, William “Nąąwącekǧize” Quackenbush, will help the Dubuque community understand more about the Tri-State region’s history in pre-colonial and pre-1832 periods from a Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) perspective. He will also talk about Native American efforts to restore native habitats in the area.

Bill Quackenbush, Ho-Chunk Deer Clan Tribal Member serves as the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) and Cultural Resources Division Manager for the Ho-Chunk Nation. As the Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal Historian, Mr. Quackenbush has presented extensively on Ho-Chunk history and culture.

The event is free and open to all who are interested in attending. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.


Alumni Campus Center Ballroom
754 Loras Blvd
Loras College, Dubuque, IA 52001
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