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Examining and Interpreting Native and Indigenous Heritage Panel Discussion

Examining and Interpreting Native and Indigenous Heritage Panel Discussion

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Historians, scholars, and nationally-recognized Native American and Indigenous leaders discuss engaging with Native and Indigenous heritage.

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*Kyle T. Mays, PhD (Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles; Author, "An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States; Saginaw Anishinaabe)

*Ashley Minner, PhD (Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina; Artist; Assistant Curator for History and Culture, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian)

*Rico Newman (Elders Council, Choptico Band of Piscataway Indians & Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs)

*Norris Howard Jr (Leader, Pocomoke Nation)

*Moderated by Elizabeth Rule, PhD (Assistant Professor, American University; Curator, Guide to Indigenous Maryland; Member, Chickasaw Nation)

Maryland Libraries Together presents "Examining and Interpreting Native and Indigenous History," a virtual panel discussion. Historians, scholars, and nationally-recognized Native American and Indigenous leaders discuss approaches to respectfully engaging with history in order to promote greater awareness of Native and Indigenous heritage in the United States.

Part of the "Guide to Indigenous Maryland" project. This program is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Maryland State Library, as well as by the Prince George's County Memorial Library System. Maryland Libraries Together is a collaboration of Maryland libraries to engage communities in enriching educational experiences that advance an understanding of the issues of our time.

Purchase the Prof. Mays' book from Mahogany Books. Borrow the book from your local public library.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to live in Maryland in order to participate?

No, this is a virtual event that is open to the public, regardless of residency.

Will the speakers appear in-person in Prince George's County?

No, this is a virtual event only.

Is there a cap on attendance?

There is no maximum capacity for the event.

When will I receive the direct broadcast links?

The broadcast link is included in your confirmation message and will be sent via email multiple times prior to the event.

How can I request an accommodation?

Please contact pr@pgcmls.info by Friday, June 17, 2022 with accommodation requests.

Will this event be captioned and have ASL interpretation?

Yes, there will be captions and ASL interpretation for this event.

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