Non-Native Control of Native Identity in Connecticut: A Historical Perspective

  • Organization Name:
    Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    West Hartford

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  • Grant Summary:

    On Indigenous Peoples Day, October 14, 2019, this CTH funded program will be offered to the public to pay tribute to the people who first occupied the land in the Hartford area. Facilitated by members of the Akomawt Educational Initiative, attendees will be challenged to consider the dehumanizing nature of non-Native control of Native identity and the cultural impact of past indentured servitude on Native communities. Co-hosted by The Connecticut Human Rights Partnership and First Church, West Hartford.

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