Book Discussion on Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes

Native American contributors read from the book, Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes, published by Knopf. The late Alvin Josephy, Jr.,… read more

Native American contributors read from the book, Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes, published by Knopf. The late Alvin Josephy, Jr., co-edited the book and his daughter read from the introduction. The book is a compilation of nine essays from ten descendants of the native peoples whose homelands were traversed by the Lewis and Clark Expedition, telling of the important role of Native Americans in the success of the trip and the expedition’s long-term effect on the Native American people it encountered.

The event began with an honor song rendered by the Singers of Northern Dakota.

Roberta Conner is of Cayuse, Umatilla, and Nez Perce heritage and is the director of the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. 

Allen V. Pinkham, Sr. served as chairman of the Nez Perce Tribe’s governing body. 

“Lewis and Clark: Currents of Change” was the final signature event of the three-year celebration by the National Council of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial. This program was part of a two-day academic symposium at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes

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Program ID:
194377-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2006
Last Aired:
Oct 11, 2010

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  • Nov 23, 2006 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2006 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2006 | 1:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2006 | 5:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 2010 | 12:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 10, 2010 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 11, 2010 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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