NEH Summer Institute: Native Americans of New England: A Historical Overview

This program is a three-week institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities for twenty-five school teachers on the history of Native Americans in New England. The Institute examined the history of Native American peoples in New England through a rigorous, interdisciplinary humanities program that included primary source analysis, museum visits, and conversations with Native and non-Native guest presenters. Concepts such as culture, identity, citizenship, and sovereignty take on new meanings when the struggles and achievements of indigenous peoples are examined. Cover photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoover, Associate Professor of American Studies at Brown University.

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Program identifies community participants.

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July 8, 2013 to July 25, 2014


Marla Solomon
Five Colleges
United States

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Alice Nash

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Alice Nash

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College of Humanities and Fine Arts/History

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