2016 Milton M. Klein Lecture Series

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Department of History

"Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit"

This lecture explores how the public memory of Massasoit, a seventeenth century Wampanoag leader, obscures the traumas of Native peoples.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
5:00 p.m.

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996


Jean O'Brien

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Jean O'Brien
Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of History at the University of Minnesota

O'Brien (White Earth Ojibwe) is co-founder and Past President of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, and Past President of the American Society for Ethnohistory. With Robert Warrior she is the inaugural editor of Native American and Indigenous Studies. O'Brien is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Cobell Scholarship Fund, and was selected for the American Indian Historian Lifetime Achievement Award by the Western History Association in 2014.

Photo: Chief Massasoit. Statue located at the Harold B. Lee Library, BYU. Credit BYU Photo


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