The Interrelated Histories of African and Native America: Tiya Miles, May 23, 2014
“One of the Longest Unwritten Chapters”: The Interrelated Histories of African and Native America
Tiya Miles, Chair, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies; Elsa Barkley Brown Collegiate Professor; Professor of History, American Culture, Native American Studies, and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.
This lecture explores Native American and African American relations from the period of first contacts through the slavery era, highlighting connections, conflicts, and resistance struggles. This event marks the opening of the Smithsonian’s exhibit, “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” at Fort Snelling.
Sponsored by the IAS Heritage Collaborative and the Minnesota Historical Society/University of Minnesota Heritage Partnership. This talk occurred on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at Historic Fort Snelling, Visitor Center (no entry charge).