North American First People's Day

A Tribute to the Portage Path
Posted on 09/30/2019
Image of InvitationThe Portage Path, Akron’s oldest landmark and a tribute to the Native people who first occupied land here, will be celebrated in a series of events October 4-7 titled Akron’s second annual “North American First People’s Day.” The Portage Path is an eight-mile trail crossing the watershed divide between the Cuyahoga and Tuscarawas rivers. Special hours will be available for a new exhibit of Native American art and artifacts at The University of Akron’s Institute for Human Science and Culture at the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology. Also, in-school presentations by representatives of Indian nations to Akron Public Schools classrooms will be offered for the first time. Background information as well as a complete schedule of events is available here >>.
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