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Boise’s ‘Fettuccine Forum’ on Thursday to look at valley’s Native Americans

Dr. Carol Lynn MacGregor is scheduled to kick off the tenth year of the Fettuccine Forum with her talk “Native American Presence in the Boise Valley,” according to a city of Boise news release.

The lifestyle, settlement, and removal of Boise Valley’s once abundant Shoshoni population will be the focus of MacGregor’s discussion.

Carol Lynn MacGregor is a fourth generation Idahoan, born and schooled in Boise, who lived near Cuprum as a child and near Cascade, where she still resides. She has five books and numerous articles published. She served on the Governor’s Committee on the Lewis and Clark Trail for 12 years, lecturing in nine states. She taught as an adjunct professor at Boise State University.
Here’s the details for Thursday’s event:

When and Where:
- October 3, 2013: Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the presentation begins at 5:30 p.m.
- Rose Room, in downtown Boise’s historic Union Block, 718 W. Idaho Street.
- Food and beverage available for purchase. $3 for fettuccine or a slice of pizza; debit or cash accepted.

The Fettuccine Forum is produced by the Boise City Department of Arts & History in conjunction with Boise State University College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs). This season the Forum is sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council with support from the Office of the Mayor, Boise State Public Radio, Platform Architecture-Design, TAG Historical Research, SHRA Stevens Historical Research Associates, Trademark Sign, and Landmark Impressions.

Lively and informal, the monthly event invites the public to interact with politicians, artists, historians, activists, advocates and professionals in an effort to promote good citizenship and responsible growth through education. The Forum includes a companion workshop, offered for graduate and undergraduate credit. For more information contact Todd Shallat at tshalla@boisestate.edu

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