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Interpretations of the Past by Those Living in the Present - Public Presentation

Date and Time: August 29, 2019, 6:00 PM CT

Location: Klinefelter Farm Barn, 1774 230th St, Hiawatha
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Moderated by a Northeast Kansas historian

Learn about recently-discovered archival documents that explore the complex relationship between missionaries and local Indigenous tribes. Includes an 1859 land grant, signed by President James Buchanan, awarding 320 acres to the Presbyterian Foreign Missions which later became Highland Community College.

Speakers include Allan Kelley, Vice Chair of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Lance Foster, Iowa Tribal Preservation Office.

Sponsored by: Highland Community College Libary

For more information about this event, please contact:
Cindy Davis
(785) 442-6054
http://highlandcc.edu/pages/library

 

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