Sponsored by Holy Names Heritage Center and the Oregon Historical Society

“The Chemawa Indian School of Salem, Oregon: Assimilation to Affirmation, 1880s to 2010s

History Pub Monday at Kennedy School

presented by

Professor Rebecca Dobkins, Ph.D.

  • 7 p.m. |
  • Free |
  • All ages welcome

About “The Chemawa Indian School of Salem, Oregon: Assimilation to Affirmation, 1880s to 2010s

Presentation by Rebecca Dobkins, Professor of Anthropology and Curator of Native American Art at Willamette University.

Chemawa Indian School, 1900, Salem, OregonThis presentation will explore the visual and documentary history of Oregon’s Chemawa Indian School, the oldest federal Indian boarding school still operating in the U.S., and conclude with the screening of a short film made by Chemawa students in 2012 in collaboration with The 1491s, a Native American comedy sketch team. 

About History Pub Monday at Kennedy School

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Join us for beer and history, sponsored by the Oregon Historical Society, Holy Names Heritage Center and McMenamins, in which you'll hear lively local or regional history while you enjoy a frosty pint or two of handcrafted ale.

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