Friends of Kaw Heritage
Kansas Day Commemoration Forensic Anthropology, Tribal Historic Preservation and the Kaw Nation
Kaw Councils 2015
The Kaw Nation: Then and Now
The Kaw Councils 2015 educational program series, now celebrating it's 24th year, will be presented on Sundays at 2 pm at the Kaw Mission State Historic Site in Council Grove. Four presentations follow the theme The Kaw Nation: Then and Now. See Flier
The Friends of Kaw Heritage, Inc. (FKH) and the Kansas Historical Society sponsor Kaw Councils 2015.
Free refreshments compliments of FKH. Open to the public. Regular admission fee of $3 for adults and $1 for children applies. For information, contact the mission or call 620-767-5410.
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Now is the time to renew your membership or become a new member. It's easy to do - just fill out and mail in the Membership Form.
Members will receive a quarterly newsletter,
Tah Po Ska.
January 2015 (pdf)
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Kansas State Historical Society
An Intersection of Cultures
Includes information about the Kaw Mission, the Kaw Nation, and Council Grove, Kansas.
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Current Events 2015
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 1:30 – 3:00pm.
The video, The Kaw Nation: State of the Nation in 2003, will be shown in the education center at the Kaw Mission State Historic Site. Featuring Betty Durkee, Historical Preservation Officer for the Kaw Nation in 2003.
Kaw Councils 2015
Sunday, April 12, 2pm
Presented by: Crystal Roberts Douglas, Museum Director and Historic Preservation Officer, Kaw Nation.
Washunga Days Festival
Powwow at New Dance Arbor at Allegawaho Park
Friday, June 19 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, June 20 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Directions and Flier
Annual Band Day Concert
August Date TBD
Annual Holiday Open House
December Date TBD
2015 Officers and Board of Directors
David Bayer, President
Sharon Haun, Vice-President, Powwow & Voices Chair
Della Orton, Secretary
Cheryl Kincaid, Treasurer,
Max & Ruth Amos
Don & Peg Jenkins
Purpose: The purpose of the Friends of Kaw Heritage, Inc., is to promote and support the preservation and interpretation of the Kaw Mission State Historic Site and the history of the Kaw Indians in the Council Grove area by providing supplemental funding, volunteer services, advocacy, public relations assistance, community involvement and educational services. Founded in 1993, FKH has a membership of over 140.
Kansas Day Commemoration
Forensic Anthropology, Tribal Historic Preservation and the Kaw Nation