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 in collaboration with Five Colleges, Inc. for twenty-five school teachers on the history of Native Americans in New England. The Institute examines 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. Cover photo courtesy Joe Smith, Mohegan Tribal Communication.

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July 8, 2013 to July 25, 2014


Marla Solomon
Five Colleges, Inc.
97 Spring Street
Amherst, MA 01002
United States
United States
National Endowment for the Humanities
United States

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Alice Nash and Neal Salisbury

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Alice Nash

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College of Humanities and Fine Arts/History

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