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… read more

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 diseases such as smallpox. He also argued that illness was only one piece of a larger puzzle regarding the downfall of the native populations. close

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Native Americans and Foreign Disease

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Program ID:
328000-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 2015 | 4:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 18, 2015 | 4:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 11, 2015 | 4:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 12, 2015 | 2:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2015 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2015 | 4:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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