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Genoa U.S. Indian School

28th Reunion/Celebration

August 12, 2017 

 

 

Genoa U.S. Indian School 28th Reunion/Celebration

Saturday, August 12th 2017

9:00 – 4:00 PM- Research Center Open- St Rose of Lima Community Center

9:00 – 4:00- tours of the Interpretive Center with over 40 Native Nation flags

9:00 – 9:30- Films on Genoa Indian School - St. Rose of Lima Community Center

9:00 – 4:00PM- Native American Jewelry and Crafts –table free to Native Crafters

9:30- Presentation on Native Flags representing more than 40 Nations of the former students - St. Rose of
 Lima Community Center.
Flags may be viewed later in the Interpretive Center

10:15- Tour of the barn

11:00 – 1:00 - Native American Tacos made by the Ellstons- St. Rose of Lima Community Center

1:00 – 5:00 Downtown Museum open features Pawnee & Mormon items

1:30 – Memorial Program and Wolfe Scholarship presentation

1:45- Dr. Margaret Jacobs- Chancellor's Professor, Department of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Will share information on 
a digitizing program for the Genoa Indian School

2:00 – Christopher Robbins- Western Band of the Cherokee Nation. Presentation: Maintaining Native 
Identity in 2017.
Important that Natives identify our strength and weaknesses and how we can change public
 perception of Natives.

3:00- 4:00- All Native American’s will be introduced and then have the opportunity to join in a panel about the memories they 
know about the school.

4:30- Ice cream Social- St. Rose of Lima Community Center

For information call- 402-993-6036 402-993-6055 or 402-993-6636

Sponsored by the Genoa Indian School Foundation

For information call: 402-993-6036   402-993-6055 or 402-993-2330 (City office)