Speaker to address patriotism from American Indian perspective

David Yeagley will speak on "Patriotism from an American Indian Perspective" on Tuesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in 163C Campus Center.

Yeagley, a member of the Comanche tribe in Lawton, Okla., will address the recent controversy surrounding University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill''s comments about the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Yeagley disputes Churchill''s claim that he is a Native American.

The event is sponsored by the UMass Republican Club.