Oklahoma is 'Native America' (just like it says on our license plates): Finding Oklahoma Indian History in Gilcrease

Event Details

Date: September 07, 2014

Time: 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Location: Helmerich Center, PACCAR Classroom

Cost: $0.00

Contact: Gilcrease Museum 918-596-2700

Description

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration

The Trail of Tears is well known as the forced migration route traveled by thousands of Native Americans who originally lived in the southeastern United States. Oklahoma has long been a crossroads for tribes' relocation from other parts of the country. Brian Hosmer, H.G. Barnard Chair of Western American History, Department of History at TU, will discuss the deep and complex histories of migrations and tribal influences upon the history of Oklahoma.

Free and open to the public.

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Registering for this event helps us to gauge how many people will be coming and plan accordingly so everyone can enjoy visiting Gilcrease. No tickets are needed. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.