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Interpretations of the Past by Those Living in the Present - Panel Discussion

Date and Time: November 13, 2019, 6:00 PM CT

Location: Highland Community College Library, Yost Art Gallery, 606 W Main St, Highland
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Moderated by Michael Kelley (Ioway Tribe), English Professor, Highland Community College

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.

Panelists include Allan Kelley, Vice Chair of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas; Lance Foster, Iowa Tribal Preservation Office; and Greg Olson, Curator at the Missouri State Archives.

Sponsored by: Highland Community College Library

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

 

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