Purdue University Calumet will observe Constitution Day Friday (9/17) with the presentation, “American Indian Influences on the U.S. Constitution,” at noon in Room 153 of the university’s Classroom Office Building.
Purdue Calumet Assistant Professor of History Wendy St. Jean will present the topic. She has authored the soon-to-be-published book, Remaining Chickasaw in Indian Territory, 1830s-1907.
Admission is free to the presentation, which is sponsored by Purdue Calumet’s Dept. of History and Political Science and the Purdue Calumet student chapters of Pi Sigma Alpha political science honor society and Phi Alpha Theta history professional society. Free parking is available in the parking garage on the east side of campus, accessible from Wicker Avenue south of 169th Street.
Constitution Day commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787 signing date and legacy of the U.S. Constitution.
Other information is available by contacting the Dept. of History and Political Science at 219/989-2347 or 800/HI/PURDUE, ext. 2347.