Learn about the fascinating life and legacy of Dr. Oronhyatekha at this edition of Tuesday Night at the Museum on May 15th at 7pm.
History professor Michelle Hamilton examines the remarkable life of London, Ontario physician Dr. Oronhyatekha (1841-1907). Born at Six Nations of the Grand River and rising to prominence in medicine and politics, he became embroiled in the controversial search for Tecumseh’s grave, lobbied for the vote for Indigenous peoples, and became the first non-white member and ultimately the Supreme Chief Ranger of the Independent Order of Foresters.
This event is proudly presented by the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives. Tickets are $3 each and are available at the door. 'Tuesday Night at the Museum' is a monthly programming feature at museum, a series covering a wide array of themed programming presented by experts on their respective subjects. For more information, please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca or call 613-354-3027.