The Potawatomi have been living in the Great Lakes region for at least 4 centuries. Learn the history of the Potawatomi from expert Skip Twardosz while walking the Old Indian Trail, participate in a Tipi Raising, visit our Wigwam, view real artifacts, and take home a traditional gift.
Keepers of the Fire will be led by expert Skip Twardosz (Two Doors). Skip is a singer and traditional dancer of Potawatomi descent who presents for schools, historical groups, museums, libraries, scout troops, and community organizations. Skip is a former member of the Chicago American Indian Center and was Spiritual Elder for Sacred Circle Native Student Organization at the University of Wisconsin, Parkside. He is a historian of native woodland culture. He has functioned as Storyteller, Fire Keeper, and Elder for many Native gatherings in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana.
This program is in memory of Keith Jones: an advocate and expert of Native American history. This program would not be possible without the help from Sue Jones and family.
Please dress for the weather and wear bug spray! This 2 hour event is rain or shine.
Registration is required.
One ticket for The Keepers of the Fire Potawatomi Experience at Hawthorn Hollow on Saturday, June 4th at 5:30pm.