On Our Own Ground: Indians and New England Literature

Professor O’Connell talked about the book he edited, On Our Own Ground: The Complete Writings of William Apess, A Pequot published by… read more

Professor O’Connell talked about the book he edited, On Our Own Ground: The Complete Writings of William Apess, A Pequot published by the University of Massachusetts Press. William Apess was the first American Indian to be published. He examined the neglected works of this Native American writer who revealed racism of that time period. Professor O’Connell explored the writer’s family life, his writings and his death in 1839. He read passages from William Apess' works and explained how he shaped 19th Century New England history. Following his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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On Our Own Ground: Indians and New England Literature

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159211-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 2001
Last Aired:
Aug 27, 2002

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  • Apr 08, 2001 | 4:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2001 | 3:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2002 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2002 | 7:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2002 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 09, 2002 | 7:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2002 | 10:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2002 | 7:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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