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Kaw heritage in spotlight Friday

Granddaughter of first woman chief to speak at Lifelong Learning

History of the Kaw Nation, and in particular the story of its first woman chief, will be explored at 9:45 a.m. Friday at Parkview Church activity center as part of Tabor College’s Lifelong Learning series.

Pauline Sharp, a citizen of Kaw Nation and past vice-president of the Kaw Nation Cultural Committee, will tell about the culture of the Kanza people, from whom Kansas took its name. 

Sharp will tell the story of her grandmother, Lucy Tayiah Eads, the first woman chief of the Kaw. 

Registration at the door is $5. Lunch will be available in the college cafeteria for $4. 

More information is available by contacting Analisa Defiesta at analisadefiesta@tabor.edu.

Last modified Oct. 19, 2017

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