About the Grant


Recover, promote, and preserve the history of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe in our journey to increase knowledge and build a stronger cultural identity.


By the completion of the grant, the Eastern Shawnee Tribe will have researched and disseminated historical data and created a cultural preservation plan to assure tribal knowledge is preserved for future generations.

Team Members

Chief Glenna Wallace, Executive Director
Audrey Gardner, Project Director
Robin Dushane, Department Director
Michael Lowery, Grant Coordinator
Eric Wensman, ANA Research Manager
Karlee Gibson, Grant Administrative Assistant
Justin Gibson, Research Technician
Leslie Miller, Research Technician
Renée Gokey, Cultural Authority
Stephen Warren, Professor of History – Iowa University, Iowa City, Iowa
Dr. Robert Miller, Law Professor – Arizona State University
Marti Chaatsmith, Cultural Authority


Absentee Shawnee
Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Historical Society
Ohio History Connection
ESTO Print Shop
Indigo Sky Casino
National Museum of the American Indian
Ohio State University
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