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Preserving American Indian Culture

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Earthworks built by the Hopewell people in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Ohio’s American Indian culture is ancient and rich, but disconnected from the present. We look at efforts to revive the connection here and in Oklahoma.  Plus, how the work of a professor to revive the language of the Miami "Myaamia" Nation of Oklahoma has led to a MacArthur “genius grant” fellowship.

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Join Ohio History Connection and celebrate American Indian Week September 25–October 1. American Indian Week is a state-designated week honoring the influence of American Indians on Ohio culture.