BENZONIA ACADEMY LECTURE SERIES/March 11, 2021: “Anishinaabek: A Brief History” presented by Jonnie J. Sam

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This month’s lecture will be presented by Jonnie J. Sam II, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians.  Sam will share a brief history and a cultural discussion on the Anishinaabek, which include the Odawa, Saulteaux Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Oji-Creek and Algonquin peoples.  He will discuss cultural commonalities and slight differences that exist among the tribes.

Sam  has served  in a variety of posts and roles including as a post re-affirmation Court Judge, Ogema.  He is currently the Director of the Historic Preservation Department and Operations Lead for the Little River Band near Manistee.

Join us online Thursday, March 11, 4:00 p.m. for a great afternoon program!

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Meeting ID: 816 8780 9236
Passcode: 277846