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Wakarusa River StoryTech

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set of slides used during a "course" on the past, present, & future histories of the Wakarusa to Westport section of the Kansas River

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Wakarusa River StoryTech

  1. 1. From Westport to Wakarusa: Past Present & Future History
  2. 2. Bob Burkhart & Alison Reber Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Spring 2007
  3. 3. Class Hinges
  4. 7. Community
  5. 8. Drop the Ball Imagine
  6. 9. Community of Learning <ul><li>Who are you? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you like about where you live? </li></ul>
  7. 10. (ponder slide)
  8. 11. (ponder slide)
  9. 12. (ponder slide)
  10. 13. Downtown Topeka 2006
  11. 14. Glacial erratics
  12. 15. Adapted from Silkwood (U.S. Forest Service); Aber, J.S. 2005 The Pleistocene Push… the muck stops here
  13. 16. Wakarusa River Till includes a little bit of everything overrun by the glacier – clay, silt, sand, gravel, & boulders as well as the remains of plants and animals. (J.S. Aber, 2005) Glacial till settled in meltwater spillways as the ice receded. Westport Area
  14. 17. Turn up the Heat Tilling in the Till
  15. 18. ALR 2007
  16. 19. break
  17. 21. Community Campfire <ul><li>Shared stories about common experiences </li></ul>
  18. 22. Three Ended Rope Stories <ul><li>Enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Entitlement </li></ul><ul><li>Encroachment </li></ul>
  19. 23. CommUnity Storytelling <ul><li>If you could have a conversation with your ancestors what would you ask about ? </li></ul>
  20. 24. Self-directed Scavenger Hunt
  21. 25. See you next week….
  22. 26. From Westport to Wakarusa: Past Present & Future History
  23. 27. Bob Burkhart & Alison Reber Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Spring 2007
  24. 28. Community of Learning
  25. 29. <ul><li>Who are you? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you like about where you live? </li></ul>
  26. 32. Flood of 1844
  27. 33. South side of the Kaw near Eudora 1856 Kansas Territory opened in 1854
  28. 34. recession moral persuasion Emigration 1841=1869
  29. 35. CommUnity Storytelling <ul><li>If you could have a conversation with your ancestors what would you ask about? </li></ul>
  30. 36. 1863 1867
  31. 37. 1867
  32. 38. <ul><li>Flooding 1903 </li></ul><ul><li>Mussel Industry </li></ul><ul><li>WWI </li></ul>
  33. 39. <ul><li>If you had a conversation with your descendant, what you ask? </li></ul>All that they had they gave - they gave - In sure and single faith. There can no knowledge reach the grave To make them grudge their death Save only if they understood That, after all was done, We they redeemed denied their blood And mocked the gains it won. Rudyard Kipling The King's Pilgrimage 1922 Liberty Memorial High School - completed in 1923, has served as a monument to the Lawrence High School students and graduates whose lives were cut short by World War I. Nineteen students were killed.
  34. 40. Community Storytelling
  35. 41. See you next week….
  36. 42. From Westport to Wakarusa: Past Present & Future History
  37. 43. Community Storytelling
  38. 45. Wakarusa River Valley 1867
  39. 46. If you had a conversation with your descendant, what you ask? If you had a conversation with your ancestors what would you ask about?
  40. 47. Depression & Dust Bowl World War 2
  41. 48. Flooding
  42. 49. Wakarusa River Clinton Lake
  43. 50. http://www.flashearth.com/
  44. 52. Bob Burkhart & Alison Reber Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Spring 2007

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