Lecture on Role of Native Americans in Civil War

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 ~ 7 p.m.~ Genesee Community College

What: Lecture on Role of Native Americans in Civil War

When: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 ~ 7 p.m.

Where:Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus ~ Conable Technology Building ~ T102
One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020

Who: History and culture enthusiasts of all ages


Genesee Community College history instructor Dan Hamner explores the wide range of challenges faced by Native American individuals and communities during the American Civil War.

Among the Many Fires: Trials, Opportunities and Experiences of Native Americans in the Civil War will look at how American Indians capitalized on the war to advance their agendas within the broader American society.

The free lecture is part of GCC’s ongoing initiative exploring the Civil War. You can learn more about it by visiting the history department’s blog: http://civilwaratgcc.wordpress.com/.

For more information, contact GCC Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at: (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616 or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu

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