Williams County Historical Society To Present Speaker On Native American History

The Williams County Historical Society will be presenting Jamie Oxendine, a speaker on native American history in northwestern Ohio on Saturday, January 25th.

Jamie Oxendine is a Native American Speaker, Writer & Teacher, Storyteller, Professional Musician/Educator and Civil Rights Activist. He is of Lumbee/Creek Ancestry and a member of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. He lectures on Native American Culture for schools, universities, and organizations across the United States and performs at Native American Ceremonies, Celebrations, Gatherings and Powwows. Jamie also serves as the Master of Ceremonies and the Arena Director for many Native American events. He performs and speaks at Living History Events and Time Period Events of the 18th & 19th Centuries across the U.S. & Canada in the French & Indian War, American Revolution and The War of 1812. Oxendine is especially knowledgeable in the Eastern Woodland Culture.

The event takes place at the museum (on the fairgrounds) with appetizers at 11:00, the speaker and then lunch. The meal is being prepared by the ladies of the Fair Foundation. Tickets are $10 with RSVP’s due Jan. 18th.


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