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Quad Cities Native Lands Tour (off site)

October 8 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Join us for a tour of several significant Indigenous sites in the Quad Cities: Black Hawk State Historic Site; Antoine LeClaire’s home; the site of the 1832 Treaty signing; Ft. Armstrong; and the site of the Dakota Prisoner of War Camp. Historian Jane Simonsen will lead this tour. Jody Durnin (Meskwaki) will offer opening ceremony. We will read excerpts from Black Hawk’s autobiography as well as from letters from Dakota men imprisoned in Davenport. You will need access to a  vehicle to join our tour caravan; lunch is not included. Once you register we will send you more logistics of where to meet and where we’ll be going.

Saturday, October 8th, 10am-2pm

$25/person. Registration ends Wednesday, October 5.

Tour Guide: Jane Simonsen is a Professor of History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.  She received her PhD in American Studies from the University of Iowa in 2001, and is the author of Making Home Work: Race, Gender, and Native American Assimilation in the American West, 1850-1919. Her areas of teaching and research include U.S. history, Native American History, Gender History, and Visual Culture.


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October 8
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Eric Anglada

Sinsinawa Mound Center

585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824