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McPherson-Mitchell Lecture sheds light on Muscogee Education Movement

January 23, 2017
By Savanah Weed

The annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Thursday, Jan. 19, focused on the importance of education to a Native American tribe in Alabama and their struggle for equal educational and civil rights.

Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and director of the tribe’s Office of Archives and Records…

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Poarch Band of Creek Indians’ archivist to deliver McPherson-Mitchell Lecture at Troy University

January 16, 2017
By Andy Ellis

The tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians will discuss the tribe’s past educational struggles and how they continue to impact the collection and maintenance of the current archives during the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History at Troy University.

The lecture, which will take place at 5 p.m., Jan. 19, in the…

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