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

Gerald Savage (Hochunk Native American)

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Sep 9, 2023


Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois
700 Logan College Dr
Carterville, IL 62918


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 Michael Spinks at michaelspinks@live.com.

Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois (GSSI) Covid-19 Policy

GSSI will utilize the Handcock Conference center on the campus of John A. Logan College. The society abides by the current policy of the college for any event conducted. At present the minimum is ppe and social distance as we can seat well beyond typical attendance. Upon entry to an event GSSI provides face coverings and sanitizer as requested, and informs attendees to social distance on campus during the event. Events are conducted on educational days of the campus to further reduce contact.

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


Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois