Behind our shared forgetting

Learning the stories of displaced peoples


  • Rich H. Meyer


doctrine of discovery, indiana, trail of death, displaced peoples, potawatomi, miami people

Author Biography

Rich H. Meyer

Rich H. Meyer lives on Potawatomi land along the Elkhart River, five miles upstream from the site of Wonongaseah’s village. He has been the navigator for a number of groups retracing the Trail of Death from Indiana to Kansas. His work history includes plumbing and auto mechanics, years with Mennonite Central Committee, Christian Peacemaker Teams, and now Elkhart County Clubhouse, an intentional work community for adults with mental illnesses.