Diversity Event with Earl Meshigaud

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (ET)
Besse Center (BESSE - 700) Theater
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Alexander, Claude
Reddinger, Amy R

 A second in a three part lecture series will feature Potawatomi elder, Earl Meshigaud on February 27, 2019 at 6 PM in the Besse Theater. The series, sponsored by Bay College’s Diversity Committee, is free and open to the public. The goal of the series is to increase awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of Potawatomi culture, language, and history. The topic of focus on February 27th will be Potawatomi ceremonies. 

 Born May 27, 1950, Earl Meshigaud graduated from Bark River-Harris High School in 1968. He worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 26 years before returning home in 1995. Earl is married and has three children from a former marriage and has 5 grandchildren. Earl and his wife Aiesha became in 1995 house - parents to an alternative style treatment home. After its closing Earl continued serving in many capacities including spiritual counseling work, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Representative as well as through healing and spiritual work (Ceremonies). Indigenous language retention and revitalization are his current passions.

Earl Meshigaud
Diversity Event with Earl Meshigaud 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (ET)
Besse Center (BESSE - 700) Theater
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