Prairie Talks is a speaker series that connects people and ideas. No matter your interests, you’ll find these talks engaging, challenging, and just the thing to stretch your mind. Come on your own or as a family, everyone is welcome. Talks are free of charge, but donations are welcome to help defray expenses.
2:00pm, Sunday, July 23
Prairie Village Museum
102 Hwy 2 SE, Rugby
A program on the Indian Adoption Project from 1958-1967 featuring Melissa Olson co-producer and Lynn Braveheart co-writer of the audio documentary “Stolen Childhoods” in which both women tell the stories of their mother’s adoptions into white families out of the Ojibwe and Oglala Lakota Tribes. Olson and Braveheart work as Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Guardians ad Litem for the 4th Judicial District of Hennepin County in Minneapolis advocating for and representing the interests of Indian children in ICWA Child Welfare Court proceedings. Their audio documentary is available here and you can find them on Facebook here.
Coffee and light refreshments will follow the program.
Supported in part by the North Dakota Humanities Council.