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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.…

    3,032 views
  • 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…

    150 views
  • 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…

    125 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…

    122 views
  • 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…

    393 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.…

    511 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…

    193 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…

    213 views
  • 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…

    161 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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  • 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…

    187 views
  • 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,…

    577 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…

    131 views
  • 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.

    207 views
  • 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…

    316 views
  • 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…

    191 views
  • 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…

    789 views
  • 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.

    678 views
  • 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…

    907 views
  • 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…

    421 views
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