Great Plains Chautauqua Society
Seeks Scholar to Portray Sacagawea
The Great Plains Chautauqua Society (GPCS) seeks a scholar to portray Sacagawea during the 2006 ten-week summer tour of the GPCS “From Sea to Shining Sea: American Expansion and Cultural Change, 1790-1850.” The application deadline is December 15, 2005. Notification of selection will be made by January 25, 2006.
The successful applicant should have an M.A. in the humanities with a background in late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century U.S. history and culture and specific knowledge about the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Preference will be given to candidates who have familiarity with Native American languages and cultures. Experience in public humanities is desirable.
For the ten-week tour of communities in Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota the successful applicant will receive $11,500 to $12,750 based on experience with a food allowance of $30 per day plus lodging and travel covered by the GPCS.
Go to for cover page and application in Adobe PDF format.
Please call Carolyn Nolte, project director, 402-432-2375 to receive a sealed envelope containing two questions to be answered on camera (part of the application).
The application, which includes a videotape audition, should be sent by December 15, 2005, to Carolyn Nolte, GPCS c/o Nebraska Humanities Council/215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 500/Lincoln, NE 68508.
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