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Date:
October 26, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:

Ashland Public Library

Address:
Schiesske Room
66 Front St

Ashland , MA 01721
Email:
Cost:
Free
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Virtual: Native Americans of New England: History, Colonial Legacies and Survival *For Adults

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

This talk and discussion will explore the history of Native Americans in New England. While we will not turn a blind eye to the impact that colonization, dispossession, and racism had on the story of Indigenous peoples in the region, we will also explore Native American resistance, adaptation, and survival under often harsh and unfavorable circumstances. Moreover, we will examine some of the colonial legacies that still shape the views and (mis-) perceptions about Indigenous peoples to this day.

Christoph Strobel is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is the author of Native Americans of New England, The Global Atlantic: 1400–1900, The Testing Grounds of Modern Empire, and, co-author with Alice Nash, of Daily Life of Native Americans from Post-Columbian through Nineteenth-Century America. Christoph has also published three books on immigration and his scholarly essays appear in many academic journals and in various edited collections.


We are pleased to be partnering with the Ashland Historical Society, the Ashland Community Center, and the Medway Public Library to bring this important program to our community.

If you are joining us in person, there is no need to register, just show up!


But, please register for this event if you will be joining us virtually and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails - make sure to check your spam folder for them, they will be coming from ashlandprograms@minlib.net.


This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.


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