Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness

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Visit the touring exhibit May 26-June 30, and many related programs at the
Ashtabula Library in the months of May and June!

“TREATIES IN RELATION TO INDIGENOUS CULTURES”
Monday, May 14 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
The first of several events, Native scholar, Cedar Heart, will discuss the many treaties made with the “People of the Salt Water” in the long history of promises to Indigenous Peoples.

GRAND OPENING AND DEDICATION
Saturday, May 26 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
The day’s events will begin with Native drumming and flute playing, then continue with guest speakers, Native American stone knife ribbon-cutting, and conclude with special guided tours of the exhibit.

ANN DEWALD, LAKE COUNTY INDIAN MUSEUM
Saturday, June 2 1:00p.m.-2:00p.m.
She will display some of her personal artifacts and discuss the regional tribes, including the prehistoric Whit-tlesey peoples.

UH HOSPITALS HEALTH SCREENINGS
Saturday, June 9 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
Patrons will be able to get basic health screenings for blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol.

“HISTORICAL TRAUMA, SEVEN GENERATIONS, AND AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH IN 2018 “
Saturday, June 9 1:00p.m.-2:00p.m.
Dr. Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, University of Buffalo School of Nursing is a Fulbright Scholar and has authored the first textbook on Native American health and nursing. Sponsored by UH Hospitals Conneaut and Geneva Medical Centers.

LENAPE NATIVE PATH POWWOW
Saturday, June 30 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
The final day of the exhibit will feature a day-long Pow-wow. The Lenape Native Path is sponsoring the event, with traditional dancing, music, cooking fires, a Spirit Fire, and other activities.

Ashtabula Library/Administration
4335 Park Ave Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
phone: (440) 997-9341
fax: (440) 992-7714
Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-8:30pm
  • Friday: 9am-6pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm

Geneva Library / Bookmobile
860 Sherman St. Geneva, Ohio 44041
phone: (440) 466-4521
fax: (440) 466-0162
Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10am-8:30pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 10am-5pm

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