Misremembered Massacre: Simon Pokagon’s Indigenous Account of the Battle of Fort Dearborn
Maxwell Hall, 204B
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.
Social Science and Public Policy
Lectures and Seminars
Students, Graduate and Professional
JoAnn L Rhoades
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