The Edmond Sun

July 12, 2013

Looking for American Indian ancestry?


Special to The Sun

EDMOND — Minoma Littlehawk-Sills, a former interpretive ranger at the Washita Battlefield national Historic Site and at the Little Bighorn National Monument, will present a program on researching Indian history Monday at the Edmond Genealogical Society meeting.

Littlehawk-Sills is a descendant of the Sandcreek Massacre, the Washita Battle and the Little Bighorn massacres. She was raised by her grandparents, the late Daniel Warren Big Foot Littlehawk and Leah Bear Head. She is currently married and lives in Seiling, where she is employed at Roman Nose State Park.

The event, which is open to the public, will begin at the Edmond Historical Museum, 431 S. Boulevard at 6:15 p.m. The EGS meets on the third Monday evening of each month, with speakers on subjects of interest to genealogists; membership is open to anyone interested in historical or genealogical research. For more information on EGS, www.facebook.com/EdmondGenSoc or contact the president, Ruth Oneson, 348-3474. For more information, contact Edmond Historical Museum 340-0078.