Beginning as early as the 1500s, Europeans produced fantastical images of America’s original inhabitants. This theme challenges the stereotypical images and stories of Native people as living in a mythical past or as a pure but vanishing race who are isolated to reservations, far removed from the rest of American society.
The program is free and open to the public. Each session features a scholarly lecture followed by small-group discussion on that week’s title. Books may be borrowed free of charge from the front desk of OCU's Dulaney-Browne Library.
This week, Dr. Tracy Floreani presents Angeline Boulley's Firekeeper's Daughter (2021).