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Free Lecture on Native Americans March 12

Part of Polk History Center Series


Last updated 3/9/2019 at 3:52pm

Native American Presenter Jim Sawgrass

A free lecture by Jim Sawgrass, a member of the Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe, will be held Tuesday, March 12 at the Polk County History Center, 100 E. Main St. in Bartow. The presentation from 5:30-7:30 p.m. will offer insight about Southeastern native tribes and their culture.

A native Floridian, Sawgrass has been sharing his knowledge about Native American culture for more than 30 years. He served on the Florida Indian Council from 1991-1995. His lecture includes information about the tools, weaponry, housing and clothing work by Native Americans in the Southeast.

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