november, 2021

17nov6:30 pm7:30 pmIllinois State Museum: A History of Native American Policy6:30 pm - 7:30 pm(GMT-06:00) View in my time

Event Details

From the very beginning, the United States has dealt with Native Americans with a series of policies and treaties. Most of the policies were aimed at assimilation, and for many years Native Americans were forced to live by standards set by the United States. Join Heather Bruegl, the Director of Education at the Forge Project Fellowship Program, to learn more about these policies and how they still affect Indian Country today.Heather Bruegl is an enrolled citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and first line descendent Stockbridge-Munsee. She holds a BA and MA in US History and Political Science with an emphasis on Federal Indian Policy. Heather travels and lectures on Indigenous history, or in the case of a pandemic, teaches via Zoom!Advanced registration is required at bit.ly/nativepolicy. The event will be recorded and shared on the Illinois State Museum Youtube page. For more information please contact events@illinoisstatemuseum.org or (217) 782-6044.Certified Professional Development Units (CPDU) hours for Illinois Educators will be offered for this program. For additional information and questions, please contact lorna.shuman@illinois.gov.

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Time

(Wednesday) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm(GMT-06:00) View in my time

Location

Illinois State Museum, 502 S Spring St, Springfield, IL 62706, USA

Illinois State Museum, 502 S Spring St, Springfield, IL 62706, USA

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