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Misremembered Massacre: Simon Pokagon’s Indigenous Account of the Battle of Fort Dearborn

Maxwell Hall , 204B

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The Anthropology Department presents: Misremembered Massacre: Simon Pokagon’s Indigenous Account of the Battle of Fort Dearborn

This talk will discuss, the Battle of Fort Dearborn is commonly portrayed as a foundational event in the early history of Chicago.

About the speaker:

 Aaron Luedtke, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Native American and Indigenous Studies, Syracuse University

Aaron Luedtke (Suquamish) is an assistant professor of Native history at Syracuse University. Aaron’s scholarship focuses on Indigenous survivance despite the continued violence of erasure and dehumanization in mainstream media, historical narratives, education, and other genres that shape the American popular imaginary.


Category

Social Science and Public Policy

Type

Lectures and Seminars

Region

Campus

Open to

Alumni

Faculty

Staff

Students, Graduate and Professional

Students, Prospective

Students, Undergraduate

Organizer

MAX-Anthropology

Contact

JoAnn L Rhoades
315.443.2200

jlrhoade@syr.edu

Accessibility

Contact JoAnn L Rhoades to request accommodations