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    History of the Black Hills

    Considered sacred by many Native Americans, South Dakota’s Black Hills have long been the source of contention over land claims between tribes and the U.S. government, as well as the controversial issue of…

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    A Talk with Sitting Bull's Great Great Grandson

    Ernie LaPointe, Sitting Bull’s great-grandson, spoke about his Lakota heritage and the influence of his great-grandfather’s legacy. He talked about the repatriation of some of Sitting…

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    Rebuilding Indian Country

    This U.S. Interior Department film documents efforts to improve housing and living conditions on Native American reservations, and shows how tribes are preserving cultural practices while…

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    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Started in 1948, the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota honors the Oglala Lakota Warrior and is the centerpiece of the campus that seeks to preserve the culture and tradition of all North…

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    Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House

    Muscogee (Creek) Nation curator John Beaver showed us the restored 1878 council house in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, which was taken from the tribe in 1907 but reacquired in 2010. Mr. Beaver discussed…

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    Kevin Gover on Native Americans and American History

    National Museum of the American Indian Director Kevin Gover discussed the museum’s history, artifacts and issues of importance to Native Americans today.

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    Unworthy Republic

    University of Georgia American History professor Claudio Saunt discussed the federal government’s forced migration of Native Americans to territories west of the Mississippi in the mid-19th…

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    Wampanoag People

    Darius Coombs, Wampanoag and Eastern Woodlands director at Plimoth Patuxet, discussed the culture of the Wampanoag people who lived in the Plymouth area prior to the arrival of the…

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    Blood Brothers

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

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    Tecumseh and the Prophet

    Historian Peter Cozzens presented a dual-biography of Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his brother, Tenskwatawa, and their role in championing Native lands during American settlement. This was a…

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    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) talked about the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on tribes and native communities.

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    Indigenous People of the Great Plains

    Bill Mercer, associate director of curatorial affairs at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, gave a tour of the “Native Lifeways of the Plains” exhibition which showcases items from the indigenous people…

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    Theodore Roosevelt on Race and Women

    The Theodore Roosevelt Association hosted their annual meeting. In this portion of the event, panelists discussed President Theodore Roosevelt’s attitudes toward Native Americans, African…

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    National Museum of the American Indian Photo Collections

    The National Museum of the American Indian’s Michelle Anne Delaney traced photography’s evolution while describing a selection of the museum’s images of Native Americans. She also…

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    National Native American Veterans Memorial Design

    Artist Harvey Pratt shared his vision for the National Native American Veterans memorial in a conversation with Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian. Mr.…

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    Harvard History Professor Philip Deloria on Native American Activist Vine Deloria

    Philip Deloria talked about the work and activism of his father, Vine Deloria Jr. He described how his father’s work was influential on Native American activism and culture in the 1960s. This…

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    Southern Native American Culture Before Europeans

    Gregory Smithers talked about Native Americans in the South before the arrival of Europeans. He is the author of Native Southerners: Indigenous History from Origins to Removal and is a…

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    Cherokee Nation After The Trail of Tears

    The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation talked about the tribe’s history following their removal from the Southeast to present-day Oklahoma. Chief Chuck Hoskin focused on how the Cherokee…

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    Slavery and Native American Displacement

    University of Richmond Professor and President Emeritus Edward Ayers discussed how the expansion of slavery and westward migration displaced Native Americans throughout the antebellum period, moving…

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    Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears Association president Jack Baker talked about the forced relocation of Native Americans in the early 19th century. Mr. Baker, a member of the Cherokee Nation, also discussed his…

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