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  • Pocahontas and American Indian Imagery
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    Pocahontas and American Indian Imagery

    We toured the “Americans” exhibit in the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC with curator Cecile Ganteaume. She showed us how Indian names and images are used on products,…

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    Blood Moon

    John Sedgwick recounted the internal battle between Cherokee chiefs over control of the Cherokee Nation during the Trail of Tears era.

  • emFifty Miles from Tomorrowem
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    Fifty Miles from Tomorrow

    Willie Hensley talked about his book Fifty Miles from Tomorrow: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; December 23, 2008). In the book he recounts his childhood…

  • Washington Journal Jacqueline Pata Discusses American Indian  Native Alaskan Issues
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    Jacqueline Pata on American Indian and Native Alaskan Issues

    National Congress of American Indians' Executive Director Jacqueline Pata talked about issues affecting American Indians and Native Alaskans. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Alaska…

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    The Last Stand

    National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick, recounts the Battle of Little Bighorn that took place at Little Bighorn River in Central Montana on June 25, 1876. The conflict between the U.S.…

  • emNo Trespassing Seeking Justice for Native Womenem
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    No Trespassing: Seeking Justice for Native Women

    No Trespassing: Seeking Justice for Native Women was one of the first-prize high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Hemakshi Gordy and Jansikwe Medina-Tayac, sophomore…

  • Western History Collections University of Oklahoma
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    Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma

    Lina Ortega, head of operations for the University of Oklahoma’s Western History Collections, highlighted artifacts from a collection that represents the development of the American West as well as Native…

  • George Washington and Native Americans
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    George Washington and Native Americans

    Colin Calloway - author of The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation - talked about Washington and his relationship with…

  • emBlood Brothersem
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    Blood Brothers

    Deanne Stillman retraced the relationship between Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull.

  • Citizen Potawatomi Nation
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    Citizen Potawatomi Nation

    The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center informs visitors about the history of its people, including the forced removal from native land into Indian Territory. Kelli Mosteller, director of…

  • Oklahoma Baptist University Library Gaskin Archives
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    Oklahoma Baptist University Library Gaskin Archives

    Paul Roberts, dean of Library Services at Oklahoma Baptist University, used artifacts from the Gaskin Archives to tell the story of Joseph S. Murrow, a settlement era missionary who fought for Native…

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    John Joseph Mathews

    In John Joseph Mathews: Life of an Osage Writer, author Michael Snyder tells the story of John Mathews, who became known as one of the Osage Nation’s most influential writer’s and spokesperson.…

  • National Congress of American Indians Holds Winter Meeting
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    National Congress of American Indians Winter Meeting

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Interior Secretary Zinke, and Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) were among the speakers to deliver remarks at the…

  • Native American History
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    Native American History

    Located in Bentonville, Arkansas, the Museum of Native American History highlights the life of America’s first inhabitants. David Bogle, board of directors chairman, shared that story and showed some of the…

  • Native Americans in Southwest Missouri
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    Native Americans in Southwest Missouri

    Neal Lopinot, director for the Center for Archaeological Research at Missouri State University, shared the story of the Deleware tribe that once inhabited an area south of Springfield. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Killers of the Flower Moon

    David Grann talked about his book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, in which he recalls the murders of members of the Osage Indian nation in the 1920s.…

  • Coeur dAlene Tribe
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    Coeur d'Alene Tribe

    Cultural Director Quanah Matheson talked about the origins of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and how they came to embrace the Catholic religion as he gave a tour of the “Sacred Encounters: Father De Smet & the Indians of the Rocky Mountain…

  • Native American Effigy Mounds
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    Native American Effigy Mounds

    Amy Rosebrough visited Madison, Wisconsin’s, Native American Effigy Mounds and talked about what they reveal about the early cultures that lived in the area thousands of years ago. She visited two of the…

  • Moundville Archaeological Park
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    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Betsy Irwin talked about the Moundville Archaeological Park, one of the largest Middle Mississippian culture sites in America, and explained how the Native American tribe lived at this site from about…

  • Voices of the Northern Plains Exhibit
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    "Voices of the Northern Plains" Exhibit

    Harry Thompson gave a tour of the “Voices of the Northern Plains” exhibit at the Center for Western Studies. The exhibit tells the stories of both American Indians and white immigrants who have called the…

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