Traveling exhibits at the ITOW Veterans Museum
Showing now through-July 4, Native Words, Native Warriors. This exhibit tells the remarkable story of soldiers from more than a dozen tribes who used their Native languages while in the service of the U.S. Military. Produced by the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service with generous support from Elizabeth Hunter Solomon, the Smithsonian Women's Committee, and the AMB Foundation.
Music and Events
June 27 - 7 p.m. The Battle of Gettysburg, fought in 1863 near the town of Gettysburg, Pa., was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War. Pastor Ryan Stout will give a presentation about this historic event, including period swords, guns, and a PowerPoint presentation of battlefield maps and paintings. Free and open to the public.
Coming Up - History,
Heritage and Heroes
July 11 - 7 p.m. "Oy Vey is Jewish for Uff-da." Elisa Korenne presents her new show of songs and stories.
July 25 - 7 p.m. "Hephzibeth." A one-woman dramatic presentation by Lauren Nickisch about the life of a northern Minnesota pioneer woman.
August 8 - 7 p.m. "They Were Ready." Terry Shoptaugh will give a presentation about his latest book about the National Guard.
August 15 - 7 p.m. "Keeping Watch." Kathy Sletto will talk about her new book and life as a shepherdess.
Museum hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5; Sunday 1-4. For more information, call 218-346-7678 or visit www. ITOWmuseum.org.