Genoa U.S. Indian School 32nd Recognition and Remembrance Day
Saturday, August 13th 2022 10AM-4PM
All Day Events:
Research Center Open- St Rose of Lima Community Center
Native American Jewelry and Crafts- –Tables free to Native Crafters, call (308) 991-5360 to reserve
Tours of the Interpretive Center (over 40 Native Nation Flags)
History Stations: Oral Histories, Durham Photographs, Barn Photograph Display and Documentary:
“Stolen Spirits” American Indian Boarding Schools: A Small US Town Digs for the Truth.
Genoa Historical Museum (downtown) open 1-4 PM, Features Pawnee and Mormon Items
Schedule of Events at St Rose Community Center
10:00 AM: Welcome, Overview of Day’s Activities and Press information: Michelle Tiedje & Nickie Drozd
10:30 AM: Presentation: Honoring an Ottawa: Simon Redbird (Former GIS Teacher): Nickie Drozd
11:00 AM: Memorial Program Presentation: Nancy Carlson
11:15 AM: Scholarship Presentation: Nancy Carlson
11:30 AM: Native American Tacos: Made by Jan Ellston and served by Twin River FBLA.
Free for Honored Guests, $8.50 for others.
12:45 PM: Presentation: GIS Foundation 2022 Updates: Michelle Tiedje
1:00 PM: Presentation: GIS Cemetery Search: Dave Williams, State Archeologist and
Judi gaiashkibos, Executive Director of the Nebraska Commission of Indian Affairs.
1:30 PM: Presentation: Genoa Indian School Digital Reconciliation Project Update:
Co-Directors Margaret Jacobs and Susana D. Grajales Geliga and Project Specialist Nicole Gray
2:00 PM: Presentation: Straddling Worlds: Negotiating Indian Education:
Nancy Gillis, Independent Scholar Humanities Nebraska
3:00 PM: Listening and Sharing: Sharing memories/stories about GIS and family members who attended
3:45 PM: Free Ice Cream Social
For Information Call: (402) 993-6036 or (402) 993-6055
Sponsored by: GIS Foundation, Humanities Nebraska & The Nebraska Cultural Endowment