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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Strategic Alliances and Trail of Broken Treaties 1700-1799

In the early 1700s, Native communities still maintain their sovereignty and reside in the territories that they had inhabited since time immemorial. With the Spanish, Dutch, English, and French invasions...Read More