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    Native American History

    Professor Colin Calloway talked about Native American history from the Colonial era through westward expansion. He spoke about how tribes operated as separate nations, both in their…

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    Creek Indians and the First Seminole War

    Andrew Frank spoke about the Creek Indians and the First Seminole War, which took place in the early 19th century in the southeastern United States and Spanish controlled Florida. The war…

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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…

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    Westward Expansion and Native Americans

    Professor Joseph Genetin-Pilawa spoke about post-Civil War westward expansion, and how it affected Native Americans and federal Indian policy. He argued that during the Reconstruction era,…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Oklahoma State Representative Lisa Johnson-Billy delivered the weekly Republican address. She talked about her life and career as a Native-American woman and the importance of expanding…

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    "Alabama Voices" Exhibit

    Steve Murray gave a tour of the “Alabama Voices” exhibit at the Alabama Department of Archives and History and showed items in the exhibit that tell the story of Alabama’s past from its Native American…

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    Fiscal Year 2017 Indian Country Budget

    Officials from the Justice, Interior, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and Health and Human Services (HHS) Departments and the National Congress of American Indians testified on President…

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    Chumash Indians of Santa Barbara

    John Johnson talked about about the Chumash Indians, a group that inhabited much of Southern California before European settlement. He spoke about how the Chumash’s bead currency and hunter gatherer…

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    Victory with No Name

    Professor Colin Calloway talked about the significance of the 1791 Native American defeat of the U.S. Army over disputed Ohio territory.

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    Mochi's War

    Chris Enss talked about her book, Mochi’s War: The Tragedy of Sand Creek, about the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre, in which nearly 200 Cheyenne were killed over land disputes. Ms. Enss co-wrote…

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    The Cherokee Diaspora

    Historian and author Gregory Smithers discusses his book, The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity. In his book, Mr. Smithers, an Australian…

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    The Other Trail of Tears

    Mary Stockwell talked about her book, The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes, about the removal of the Delaware, Seneca, Shawnee, Ottawa, and Wyandot Native American…

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    Native American Osage Tribe

    Professor Tai Edwards talked about the history of the Native American Osage tribe. She spoke about why the tribe was moved from their ancestral lands in modern-day Missouri, and why its removal…

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    Real Native Genius

    Angela Hudson talked about her book, Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians.

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    Iroquois Nation

    Chief Sidney Hill talked about the history of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, as well as the confederacy’s government, which greatly influenced the Founding Fathers of the United States. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    National Congress of American Indians

    Jaqueline Pata talked about the National Congress of American Indians, the state of Native American communities, their priorities, and federal efforts to assist the population.

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    Tribal Nations Conference

    President Obama made remarks before taking part in a panel discussion with young members of various Native American tribes at the 2015 White House Tribal Nations Conference. Topics include…

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    Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual…

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    The Bingo Queens of Oneida

    Mike Hoeft talked about his book, The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin, in which he tells the story of Sandra Ninham and Alma Webster, two Oneida women that brought…

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    Native Americans and Foreign Disease

    Paul Kelton talked about why Native Americans were so vulnerable to European-introduced diseases. He said that prior to colonization indigenous populations had little to no exposure to…

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