Vibrant, Resilient, Still Here: Contemporary Native Americans in Illinois

A Road Scholar Program by Pamala Silas


Jul 12, 2021


Virtual Event


Open to the public

Join Pamela Silas for a deep dive webinar into the contemporary realities facing Native Americans today. This program will invite participants to engage in a safe space and learn about how Native tribes have adapted, and as well as answer questions about issues that affect Native cultures today.

Issues covered:

  • How the public learns about and sees Native Americans and some of the misconceptions
  • Demographic data
  • Topical issues that the community has prioritized
  • Common values
  • Opportunities to engage
  • Resources to learn more
  • Engaged storytelling, song (for younger audiences)

This virtual Zoom event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

For more information, please contact Madelynn Austin Lehman at

Pamala Silas is a member of Menominee Indian Tribe and an Oneida descendant. She has a BS in Economics from DePaul University and a Certification in Association Management. Learn more about Pamala Silas, this program, and how to book it.


Warren-Newport Public Library