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  • 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…

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  • Tribal Economics
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    Tribal Economics

    Professor Christopher Oakley talked about his book New South Indians, and the economic policies that led to the rise of casino gaming.

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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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  • New England Puritans and Native Americans
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    New England Puritans and Native Americans

    In 1620, Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth, Massachusetts, and established the first European colony in New England. Historians discussed how Puritans and Native Americans are memorialized at…

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  • Native Americans in the 20th Century
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    Native Americans in the 20th Century

    The Aspen Institute hosted this discussion on Native Americans in the 20th century. Panelists looked at how tribal leaders fought to preserve Indian sovereignty, and explain how lessons…

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  • Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans
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    Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans

    Yale University history professor Ned Blackhawk and Patricia Limerick of the Center of the American West discussed the interactions between Native Americans and white settlers in the 19th…

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  • emBlood Moonem
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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.

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  • 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…

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  • 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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  • emThe Last Standem
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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.…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    685 views
  • emBlood Brothersem
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    Blood Brothers

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

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    257 views
  • emJohn Joseph Mathewsem
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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.…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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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