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

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Sovereign Nation Era Ends 1800-1827

At the beginning of the 1800s, more than 80 percent of the current contiguous lower 48 states is in Indian hands (Nies, 1996). However, the U.S. becomes more powerful and...Read More

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