Tuesday, May 31 at 6:30 pm

Annual Meeting Featuring Representatives from the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation

Please join us on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for the Stockbridge Library Association’s Annual Meeting featuring a program with representatives from the Stockbridge-Munsee Community Band of Mohican Nation. We will welcome new board members during the brief business portion of the meeting, followed by our program.
stockbridge munseeThe Town of Stockbridge was first founded as Indian Town in the 1730s, created for resettled Mohicans who became known as the “Stockbridge Indians.” Over the next century, the Stockbridge Indians endured several more relocations and continues today in Wisconsin as the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation. The Annual Meeting will feature remarks by a delegation of the Nation’s representatives: Council Vice President Doug Huck,  Council members Joe Miller and JoAnn Schedler, and Historic Preservation Officer Bonney Hartley. They will share their perspectives on the Stockbridge Indian Town history, including discussion on the legacy of Mohican veterans. They also will introduce the state of the tribe today and highlight its continuing involvement in Stockbridge and other traditional homelands in the region.
This program is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.  For more information, please call (413) 298-5501.

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