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Indigenous Peoples of Kansas: Talks with Eric Anderson and Melissa M. Peterson
8/21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For our concluding events of Civil War on the Border 2022, join us at the Watkins for talks with two scholars of American Indian issues. Dr. Eric Anderson of Haskell Indian Nations University will relate the history of the early tribes of Kansas. This will be followed by Melissa M. Peterson, Director of Tribal Relations for the University of Kansas, speaking on the subject of land acknowledgments: what they are and why they are important.
The event will also be livestreamed on the Watkins Museum of History’s Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
Part of Civil War on the Border, Douglas County’s largest annual heritage festival.
Sunday, August 21, 7:00-8:30 PM CT