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.

Program Type: 

Impact Area: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

Monday, July 8, 2013 to Friday, July 25, 2014

Partner(s): 

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

Program Director: 

Alice Nash and Neal Salisbury

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Alice Nash

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Humanities and Fine Arts/History

Student Involvement: 

No

This Project Receives External Funding: 

No

Assessment Mechanism: 

No