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Indigenous Iowans Day

1700 farm landscape


Saturday, October 9
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Living History Farms
IA United States

Join us for an exploration of some of the indigenous history and culture that helped shape our state. Scheduled activities include:

The Ioway in Iowa History & Today

Lance Foster
Vice Chair and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Iowa Tribe of Kansas & Nebraska
Author, The Indians of Iowa

Indigenous Foodways of the Midwest: The Impacts of Contact and the Importance of Revitalization

Dr. Christina Gish Hill
Iowa State University

First Nations: Those Who Have Come Before Us

Cherie Haury-Artz
Office of the State Archaeologist

Three Sisters Agriculture Amongst Indigenous Peoples in Iowa

Dr. Christina Gish Hill
Iowa State University

Flintknapping demonstrations

Patrick Hashman & John Whitaker

Presenting Sponsor: Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor
Cultivating Sponsor: Meier Bernstein Foundation

Supporting Sponsor: HomeLight

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