• Divided Loyalties & Tribal Rights: Agriculture and Irrigation at the Fort Hall Indian Reservation

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    Name: Divided Loyalties & Tribal Rights: Agriculture and Irrigation at the Fort Hall Indian Reservation
    Date: August 28, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Community members are invited to the Moscow Public Library on Wednesday, August 28 from 5:30pm-6:30pm for Divided Loyalties & Tribal Rights: Agriculture and Irrigation at the Fort Hall Indian Reservation with Amy Canfield, Professor of history at Lewis-Clark State College. Attendees will learn how the history of the west has been shaped in almost every way by water.
     
    Amy Canfield is a Professor of history at Lewis-Clark State College. She earned her Ph.D. from Washington State University in 2008. She teaches courses in women’s history, American Indian history, history of the American West, and U.S. popular culture.  She has published articles in the Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Journal of the West, Idaho Yesterdays, and the Journal of American Culture.  She has also served as a consultant for the Center for the State of the Parks, conducting cultural resource assessments on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, Vicksburg National Military Park, and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.
     
    This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Moscow Public Library and the Idaho Humanities Council, and in partnership with the Latah County Historical Society’s Crossroads: Change In Rural America, a traveling Smithsonian exhibit, presented at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce August 23 through October 4.
     
    Registration is not required. This free and fascinating library program is open to the public. For more information about this event, please visit the event section of our Facebook page, facebook.com/latahlibrary/
    Amy Canfield is a Professor of history at Lewis-Clark State College. She earned her Ph.D. from Washington State University in 2008. She teaches courses in women’s history, American Indian history, history of the American West, and U.S. popular culture. She has published articles in the Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Journal of the West, Idaho Yesterdays, and the Journal of American Culture. She has also served as a consultant for the Center for the State of the Parks, conducting cultural resource assessments on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, Vicksburg National Military Park, and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Moscow Public Library and the Idaho Humanities Council, and in partnership with the Latah County Historical Society’s Crossroads: Change In Rural America, a traveling Smithsonian exhibit, presented at the Moscow Chamber of Commerce August 23 through October 4.
    Location:
    Moscow Public Library
    110 S. Jefferson St.
    Moscow, ID
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, August 28
    5:30pm-6:30pm
    Contact Information:
    208-882-1004
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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