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    Hale Woodruff's Talladega College Murals

    Curator Jackie Serwer gave a tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture exhibit of six recently restored murals depicting the Amistad slave revolt, the subsequent…

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    Women in Civil Rights Leadership

    Panelists talked about women in leadership roles in political movements for Civil Rights. They spoke about the similarities between historic struggles for Civil Rights and current…

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    Religious Growth in Early America

    Panelists talked about factors that contributed to religious growth in America between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. The spoke about examples such as African Americans'…

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    Religious Freedom in Early America

    Panelists talked about how Christianity and other religious traditions, such as those of the Native Americans and Mormons, clashed in early America, and how Christian principles shaped the…

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    Influential Women of the West

    Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chavez talked about how their upbringing in the west impacted their lives and shaped…

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    International Repatriation

    Panelists talked about international issues regarding the return of funerary objects and human remains to federally recognized American Indian tribes. 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of…

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    Native American Perspectives on Repatriation

    Panelists talked about the return of human remains and funerary objects to Native American lands. 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the National Museum of the American Indian…

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    1989 National Museum of the American Indian Act

    Kevin Gover, director of the National Museum of the American Indian, talked about the 1989 National Museum of the American Indian Act and the mission of the museum. The law established…

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    Smithsonian Return of Native American Remains

    Speakers talked about how the Smithsonian Institution complied with National Museum of the American Indian Act regarding the return of Native American remains.  2014 marked the 25th…

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    Congress and the National Museum of the American Indian Act

    Panelists talked about Congress and the 1989 National Museum of the American Indian Act. The law established the National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall as a part…

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    American Indian Treaties and Identity

    Panelists talked about treaties between the U.S. and American Indian nations as well as identity issues. “Great Nations Keep Their Word” was a portion of a symposium hosted by…

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    History of Native American Treaties

    Robert Clinton talked about the history of treaties between Native Americans and non-native settlers. He traced the evolution of Anglo-American treaties and how they shifted from…

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    U.S.-Native American Treaties

    Richard Hill talked about the history of Native American treaties. He explained the nature of treaty making as well as the rituals and the artifacts that helped bind treaties between…

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    Native American Land Treaties

    Panelists talked about the successes and failures of land treaties between Native American Tribes and the United States. They discussed the impact of non-ratified treaties, how Navajo…

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    Star-Spangled Banner

    Jennifer Jones and Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss talked about the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s centerpiece exhibit of the Star-Spangled Banner. 2014 marked the…

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    Smithsonian Flag Day Ceremony

    The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History commemorated Flag Day and the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner with speeches and a variety of performances. The…

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    Junius Williams Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Junius Williams talked about his life and career, including joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the early 1960s and the fight for equal rights during the Civil…

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    Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer Oral History Interview

    Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer talked about being part of the “St. Augustine Four.” In July 1963, 23 people were arrested after a sit-in at a local Woolworth’s…

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    Junius Williams Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Junius Williams talked about his life and career, including joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the early 1960s and the fight for equal rights during the Civil…

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    Simeon Wright Oral History Interview

    Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till, talked about the kidnap and murder of his cousin, Emmet Till. Mr. Wright was…

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