Lecture on The Indian Removal Act of 1830

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Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 6pm. This month’s lecture will feature guest speaker Elizabeth Neumeyer, History Professor Emeritus, Kellogg Community College. Professor Neumeyer will be lecturing on her Master’s thesis, “Effects of Indian Removal Act of 1830 on Michigan Indians from 1830 - 1855.” The lecture will discuss the Indian Removal Act itself, the way it was applied to treaty negotiations, how it was carried out including the 1838/40 Trails of Death of Potawatomi, and why most of the Chippewa and Ottawa were less affected, as well as the end of the policy. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.

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