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Not the Last of the Mohicans: A History of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community

Not the Last of the Mohicans: A History of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community

Saturday, October 16, 2021

2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Virtual
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Sometimes historical narratives tend to shape how we view history.  Sometimes it can just be a title that shapes the narrative.  When James Fenimore Cooper wrote “Last of the Mohicans” he created a narrative that has lasted centuries. But it was a false narrative. The Mohican Nation is alive and well today with a rich history that spans before colonization – the land that today we call Williamstown is part of their ancestral homelands.  Join Heather Bruegl, Director of Education at Forge Project, to learn about who the Stockbridge-Munsee Community is and how they are not the Last of the Mohicans.

Registrants will receive an email with a private Zoom link to this live virtual program before the event. We will also be broadcasting via Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/clarkartinstitute/live

Image: Photo of Mohican Nation sign.

This program has been made possible in part by a grant from Mass Humanities, which provided funding through the National Endowment for the Humanities though the American Rescue Plan.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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