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Gordon Olson Award: Now Accepting Nominations

February 2, 2015

The Kutsche Office of Local History is seeking nominations for the 2015 Gordon Olson Award, presented to someone who has made outstanding contributions to local history.

American Indian Forum Featured on GVSU Homepage

November 17, 2014

Second Native American event set for Wednesday, December 3...

Native News Online Features Gi-gikinomaage-min

November 13, 2014

Read more about the goals of the new "Gi-gikinomaage-min: Defend Our History, Unlock Your Spirit" project.

Gi-gikinomaage-min on "Stateside" with Cynthia Canty

November 12, 2014

Hear project coordinator, Belinda Bardwell, and Native News Online editor, Levi Rickert, talk about the Gi-Gikinomaage-min project today at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Michigan Radio.

Belinda Bardwell and Levi Rickert featured on WZZM's "Take Five"

November 11, 2014

Project coordinator, Belinda Bardwell, and Native News Online editor, Levi Rickert, were interviewed on WZZM's "Take Five" about the Gi-gikinomaage-min project and the significance of Native American Heritage Month.

Hear Simone Jonaitis on WGVU

November 10, 2014

Simone Jonaitis, project team member on the Gi-gikinomaage-min project, and member of the Native American Advisory Board was interviewed by Shelly Irwin on WGVU. This project is funded in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the NEH.

Youth Leadership Initiative Featured in GV Magazine

November 10, 2014

Through an oral history project facilitated by Grand Valley's Kutsche Office of Local History, the Cook Library Scholars documented the Grandville Avenue neighborhood.

Portrait of My Community Celebration

September 19, 2014

The young scholars who worked for a year documenting the history of their Grandville Avenue neighborhood celebrated the successful conclusion of their project at the Cook Library Center September 18.

GVSU announces new project to document the experiences of urban Native Americans

August 11, 2014

This program is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, visit www.gvsu.edu/kutsche or call (616)331-8099.

Gordon Olson Lifetime Contribution to Local History Award

April 10, 2014

The Kutsche Office of Local history awarded the first Lifetime Contribution to Local History Award to Gordon Olson.



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