A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans Into Illinois

Gerald Savage (Hochunk Native American)

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Aug 26, 2023


McHenry County Historical Society & Museum
6422 Main St
Union, IL 60180


Open to the public

Chief White Winnebago will introduce participants to the culture and history of the HoChunk nation. He will examine the history of his tribal territory and settlements, how his family was relocated into Starved Rock, tribal names and culture, his regalia, and artifacts.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Kurt Begalka at kurt@mchenrycountyhistory.org.

Mchenry County Historical Society & Museum Covid-19 Policy

Those experiencing symptoms should not attend. Mask wearing is optional. We will attempt to arranging seating to provide some measure of social distancing. Hand sanitizer stations, signage.

Learn more about Gerald Savage, this program, and how to book it.


McHenry County Historical Society & Museum