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  • Native Peoples of Reno
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    Native Peoples of Reno

    Located in Reno, Nevada, the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (RSIC) formed a federally recognized government in 1936 under the Indian Reorganization Act. The RSIC is a Sovereign Nation and Its members are from three…

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  • Southern Native American Culture Before Europeans
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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…

    157 views
  • Navajo Code Talker Samuel Jesse Smith Oral History Interview
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    Navajo Code Talker Samuel Jesse Smith Oral History Interview

    During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to create a code based on their unwritten language to help the military communicate their operational plans. In a series of…

    207 views
  • emThe Heartbeat of Wounded Kneeem
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    The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

    David Treuer talked about his book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present.

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  • Native Americans in San Luis Obispo
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    Native Americans in San Luis Obispo

    Wendy Lucas and Mona Olivas Tucker talked about the history and culture of Native Americans in the San Luis Obispo area. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV…

    146 views
  • Race Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier
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    Race, Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier

    A panel of historians discussed the ways white settlers, federal troops, and Native Americans interacted and challenges these groups faced on the Western Frontier. Topics included gender…

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  • Civil War Era and Native Americans in the West
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    Civil War Era and Native Americans in the West

    A panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War Era. Topics included the Dakota War of 1862 and the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men, land…

    337 views
  • Native American History
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    Native American History

    Western History Association president Donald Fixico described current areas of study for western historians and how the field of Native American history has changed over the past decade. He…

    189 views
  • Controversial Monuments of the American West
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    Controversial Monuments of the American West

    A panel of historians discussed controversial monuments in the West. Topics included 19th century statues and plaques in the American West that honor missionaries, early settlers, and U.S.…

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  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
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    Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    The House Natural Resources subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States held a hearing on the high rates of missing and murdered indigenous women across the country. Witnesses,…

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  • National Museum of the American Indian Trail of Tears Exhibit
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    National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" Exhibit

    The “Trail of Tears” gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate…

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  • emKillers of the Flower Moonem
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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.…

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  • Pocahontas  Cross Cultural Ambassador
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    Pocahontas - Cross Cultural Ambassador

    A panel composed of two Indian tribal chiefs, a historian, a curator, and an anthropologist presented their views in a discussion titled: “Pocahontas: Ambassador of Cross Culture Understanding.” This…

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  • Life Legend and Legacy of Pocahontas
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    Life, Legend and Legacy of Pocahontas

    This plenary panel was part of a symposium called “Pocahontas: Her Life, Legend, and Legacy,” co-hosted by the Virginia Museum of History and Culture and American Evolution, the…

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  • Pocahontas and Christianity
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    Pocahontas and Christianity

    This discussion on Pocahontas and Christianity was part of a symposium titled “Pocahontas: Her Life, Legend, and Legacy.” Participating were Reverend Carol Gallagher, the first American Indian…

    116 views
  • Navajo and Water Rights on the Colorado Plateau
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    Navajo and Water Rights on the Colorado Plateau

    University of Texas at Austin history Professor Erika Bsumek talked about land use and water access on the Colorado Plateau, highlighting the differences between Navajo and Mormon settlers…

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  • Battle of Little Bighorn
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    Battle of Little Bighorn

    American History TV toured the National Museum of the American Indian “Americans” exhibit with curator Cecile Ganteaume. In the Battle of Little Bighorn gallery, she showed Lakota…

    608 views
  • Tongva People
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    Tongva People

    Sara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica’s earliest inhabitants, the Tongva. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    235 views
  • Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the US Part 2
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    Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the U.S., Part 2

    Georgetown University hosted several panel discussions marking the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movements in Northern Ireland and the shared experiences found in the parallel movement…

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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,…

    617 views
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