History Through a Native Lens

Explore this chronological timeline written by
Dr. Karina Walters, containing historically traumatic events, settler colonial policies, and Native resistance movements.

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Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument in Utah

Select an era to view events from that era, ordered from earliest to latest. Read more to dive into the details of each event.

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Invasion from All Directions—Stolen Lands, Stolen Peoples 1600-1699

The Spanish invade the southeastern tribal nations from the south, through Florida and into Mexico and move into the American Southwest by 1540, colonizing Pueblos and establishing a regional capital...Read More

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