Tuesday, January 5, 2010

AML: Professor Margaret Noori discusses Native Americans of Michigan, the Three Fires Confederacy - AnnArbor.com

The fifty-year-old Native American dioramas and their attendant overlay exhibit, “Native American Dioramas in Transition” at the University of Michigan Exhibit Museum are coming down this week after increasing concerns about the way they portray Native American cultures as stereotyped, oversimplified, small, and extinct. However, that is hardly the end to learning about Native American cultures.

As part of the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads, the Ann Arbor District Library will be hosting a talk by University of Michigan Professor Margaret Noori about Native Americans of Michigan, the Three Fires Confederacy: (click on link for more)

Professor Margaret Noori discusses Native Americans of Michigan, the Three Fires Confederacy - AnnArbor.com

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