Past Event

A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois

A Road Scholar Program by Gerald Savage (HoChunk Native American)

Chief White Winnebago will introduce participants to the culture and history of the HoChunk nation. He will examine the history of his tribal territory and settlements, how his family was relocated into Starved Rock, tribal names and culture, his regalia, and artifacts.

Gerald Savage - HoChunk Native American

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Lex Poppens at

Bureau County Historical Society Museum and Library COVID-19 Policy

We will provide outdoor seating and, if necessary, encourage social distancing. For the indoor tours of the museum, if necessary, mask wearing will be encouraged.

Learn more about Gerald Savage (HoChunk Native American), this program, and how to book it.