of the American Indian
3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
“Conceptually, historians of native communities would benefit from thinking of Indian history as an aspect of American social history. As such, Indian history can be understood as the study of a particular group’s institutions and ideas about itself, as well as its relationships with other groups within the larger society. If this theme were pursued, Indian historians could address both the distinctiveness of the native experience and the relationship between native history and the development of national and regional cultures.”
Fred Hoxie in An Assumption of Sovereignty: Social & Political Transformation Among the Florida Seminoles 1953 – 1979 by Harry A. Kersey Jr. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996.
Loan Box Program
Loan Boxes may be borrowed from the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian by schools, libraries, and other education focused groups for a flat fee of $40 per academic school year, which includes the following summer school term. All boxes contain a Loan Box guide and artifacts that may be handled by students under the instructor's supervision, as well as a variety of books, pictures, and newspapers. Click here for more information on the Loan Box Program. Contact Visitor Services at 847/475-1030 or email email@example.com to register for this program.
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