Community Voices at Bay West Present “An Overview of Early Native Americans”


Native American wearing an authentic head dress

The Bay College West Speaker Series, “Community Voices” continues on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Central Time), in Fornetti Hall at Bay College’s West Campus.  Admission is free to the public and all ages are welcome.

This month will feature Walt Summers, presenting “An Overview of Early Native Americans.”  Based on cultural sites and traditions, Summers will focus on geological evolution, settlement patterns, and the cultural development of Native Americans during prehistoric periods.  Summers’ background includes the USDA Forest Service, the USDA Natural Resources Conservations Services, and the Michigan Archaeological Society.  He is also the author of “Michigan Prehistory.”

The next Community Voices presentation will be Thursday, November 8, 2018, when Keith Huotari will share an intriguing historical account of Samuel Bassett, the last surviving Civil War soldier in Iron Mountain.  For more information on “Community Voices” visit the Bay College West Facebook page, contact Linda Varda at 906-302-3002, or Email bcwevents_FROM_BAY_COLLEGE.