Lecture: Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
July 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Little River Band of Ottawa Indians: Our Story
5:30 P.M. Reception/Refreshments; 7:00 P.M. Lecture by Larry Romanelli, Ogema, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
Mr. Romanelli will discuss the history and current life of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. He is a lifelong Muskegon resident and is from the Thunder clan of Odawa Indians. In 2007, he was elected as the Tribal Ogema, Chairman, and Chief of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians in Manistee Michigan. Mr. Romanelli was re-elected to a second term of office in 2011 and an unprecedented third term of office in 2015 which he will serve out until the year 2019. Along with his tribal work, he is a successful businessman and owner of three businesses in West Michigan.
Location: MMA Auditorium