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Ho-Chunk History, Sauk County – Paul Wolter

Thursday, May 23 – 7 pm

Reedsburg Public Library

Long-ago Lunchtime Lessons

May 30 - Circus City

12:10 PM Baraboo Civic Center


June 18 -  Founders’ Day Picnic -  Speaker George Archibald

June 23 - Sunday in the Cemetery – Living History Tour – Walnut Hill Cemetery

August 10 – Ochsner Park Centennial – Baraboo

Ho-Chunk History Series

May 23rd 7 pm

 Reedsburg Public Library

370 North Vine Street, Reedsburg, WI

 The Reedsburg Area Historical Society in partnership with the Reedsburg Library and SCHS is hosting two presentations on Ho-Chunk history. On Wednesday, May 1 at 7 pm at the Reedsburg Library, Patty Loew and Janice Rice will talk about the Ho-Chunk Nation in Wisconsin. Patty Loew, Ph.D., is the Director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research at Northwestern University and a professor in the Medill School of Journalism. She is a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe. She is author of Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal and Native People of Wisconsin. Janice Rice is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and is a retired librarian with a focus on American Indian resources, literature, culture, history, language preservation and revitalization. She received her bachelors degree in Education, with an Area of Concentration in American Indian Studies from the UW-Milwaukee. She received her MLS & MLS Advanced degree in American Indian Librarianship from UW-Madison. On Thursday, May 23 at 7 pm at the Reedsburg Library, Paul Wolter, SCHS Executive Director will focus on Ho-Chunk history in Sauk County including the treaty era, the removal period and the resistance movement led by leaders such as Chief Yellow Thunder and Chief Dandy, both of whom lived in Sauk County.  The presentations are free and open to the public.


Long-ago Lunchtime Lessons

May 30 - Circus City

Presentations held on the last Thursday of each month from 12:10 to 12:50 pm at the Baraboo Area Senior Center, Room 24 of the Baraboo Civic Center, 124 Second Street. SCHS Executive Director Paul Wolter will use pictures, maps and illustrations to bring each presentation to life. The presentations are free and open to the public.

Where? 124 2nd St. Room 24, Baraboo Civic Center, Baraboo, WI

When? 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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Founders’ Day Picnic June 18th


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