Eva Mozes Kor founded the Children of Auschwitz Nazi Deadly Lab Experiments Survivors museum in Terre Haute in 1985.
The Sachem Award is granted each year to one person recognized for "a lifetime of excellence and moral virtue that has brought credit and honor to Indiana."
WFIU's Stan Jastrzebski has spent the last week touring concentration camps in Poland in advance of the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
On Monday and Tuesday, the group got its first look at the companion concentration camps, Auschwitz and Birkenau.
From now on, when people ask me what I did for my birthday in 2010, I know what I'm going to say.
Eva Mozes Kor is the director of the CANDLES Holocaust Museum in Terre Haute. She is taking a group with her on her tenth return to Auschwitz to promote peace.