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.