Examining Native American History with Brenda J. Child

Posted on February 2, 2024

Episode Description

Rebecca is joined by Brenda J. Child, a University of Minnesota professor, historian and author of several award-winning books about Native American history. They cover important elements of Native history that people should know about, like Native boarding schools, and Brenda’s latest endeavor – a new Center for Indigenous Arts at the University of Minnesota.

This podcast series is a part of the SMSC’s Understand Native Minnesota campaign that concluded in January 2024. This episode was filmed before the series concluded. 

Learn more about Brenda’s books: https://birchbarkbooks.com/collections/vendors?q=Brenda%20Child
Dreaming Our Futures exhibit: https://cla.umn.edu/art/news-events/news/dreaming-our-futures-ojibwe-and-ochethi-sakowin-artists-and-knowledge-keepers
Learn more about the work of Dr. Charles Eastman: https://birchbarkbooks.com/collections/vendors?q=Charles%20Eastman
Read “From the Deep Woods to Civilization” Dr. Charles Eastman for free here: https://books.google.com/books/about/From_the_Deep_Woods_to_Civilization.html?id=RG0_AAAAMAAJ

Song: Buffalo Moon by Brulé