Benzonia Academy Lecture Series: Anishinaabek: A Brief History
This month’s lecture will be presented by Jonnie J. Sam II, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. Sam will share a brief history and a cultural discussion on the Anishinaabek, which include the Odawa, Saulteaux Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Oji-Creek and Algonquin peoples. He will discuss cultural commonalities and slight differences that exist among the tribes.
Sam has served in a variety of posts and roles including as a post re-affirmation Court Judge, Ogema. He is currently the Director of the Historic Preservation Department and Operations Lead for the Little River Band near Manistee.
Join us online Thursday, March 11, 4:00 p.m. for a great afternoon program!