Oct 18, 2016

THURSDAY at Archives in Montgomery


Alabama Department of Archives & History presents
Food For Thought 2016
The History & Culture of the Muscogee People
Presented by Justin Giles
Thursday, October 20 at 12:00
at the Alabama Archives
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In the 1830s, the Muscogee (Creek) people were removed, like so many others, from their ancestral home in Alabama and other southern states to Indian Territory where they made a home out of necessity. The Trail of Tears may have ended where Tulsa was founded, but the tribal government, art, language, and scholarship of the Muscogee people continue. 

This month, Justin Giles, former director of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Cultural Center & Archives Department, will discuss the history, culture, and enduring spirit of the Native Americans who first called the land of Alabama home.
Admission to Food For Thought is always FREE! Bring a brown bag lunch, complimentary beverages are provided.

Food for Thought 2016 is made possible by the Friends of the Alabama Archives and a grant from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 
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624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36130

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