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NCGLNAC 2018 Academic Conference: Significant Civil Principal Chiefs

Event date: 4/21/2018 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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NCGLNAC 2018 Academic Conference: Significant Civil Principal Chiefs

National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture, Inc.

The 13th annual NCGLNAC Academic Conference focuses on Great Lakes Native people who have made a significant contribution to their times, tribes, history and culture. Four outstanding educators and tribal members have been invited to make one hour presentations, including a question and answer period.

Registration before April 15 is $35, $25 for students with photo identification.
Late registrations are $40.
Lunch is included, however lunch cannot be guaranteed for walk-in registrants on the day of the Conference.

The Jay County Fairgrounds are at the intersection of Votaw and Morton Streets. The Bubp Building is through the main gate heading north and behind the six-sided Floral Hall. Free parking on site.

Contact: Chair Pat Ruhlander at or 765-714-5279 for more information.

Contact Kay Neumayr at 765-426-3022 or for registration information.

Conference Schedule

8:50 a.m. – Welcome Remarks

9:00 am – Dr. Ben Secunda – Michigan, NAGPRA Project Manager, University of Michigan Office of Research
Late 1700’s Great Lakes Civil Chiefs

10:15 am – Dani Tippmann – Indiana, Citizen Miami Tribe of Oklahoma.
Director, Whitley County Historical Museum
Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville

11:15 to 12:30 – LUNCH ON SITE

12:30 pm – Michael J. Pace – Oklahoma and Indiana, Citizen Delaware Tribe, Experience Specialist at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park
Local Civil Chiefs Before Indiana Statehood in 1816

1:45 pm – John Dunnagan – Indiana, Vice Chief, Miami Tribe of Indians of the State of Indiana
Miami Chiefs


Bubp Memorial Building
Jay County Fairgrounds
Morton and Votaw Streets
Portland, Indiana (Map)
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