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Members Only: 13th Annual Presidential Symposium

February 27 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Sunday, February 27, 2022

2:00-4:00 p.m.

HistoryMiami Museum Theater

Reception following the presentation

HMM Members: Free

Non-Member: $30

Lincoln, the Civil War, and Native Americans

The Civil War era pit North against South and pro-slavery against anti-slavery factions, and ultimately revolutionized relations between Black and white people – but Native Americans were swept up in the war, too. They chose sides, expressed their own views on the slavery question and served in the armed forces. And on one momentous occasion, a delegation of tribal chiefs made history by meeting in the White House with President Abraham Lincoln.

This conference features renowned panelists and will be moderated by author, Abraham Lincoln scholar and Civil War era political expert Harold Holzer. The discussions will explore the neglected history of Native Americans in the Civil War era.

Our Moderator and Speakers:

Harold Holzer, Moderator
Jonathan F. Fanton Director
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College

 

Caroline B. LaPorte. J.D.
Associate Judge at Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
and Judicial Advisor at Seminole Tribe of Florida
Lecturer, Native American and Global Indigenous Studies

Alaina E. Roberts, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh Department of History

Hon. Frank J. Williams
Retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island

REGISTER NOW

 

Symposium Membership Special

Invite a friend to become a member to get free admission and a savings of $15 off the price of their membership. All that is needed is the promo code Presidential when joining online or at the museum.

 

Masks are required, and safety protocols will be observed.


ASL Interpretation will be offered at this event.

Release
By entering the premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or any other purpose by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) and its affiliates and representatives. You release HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) or the person or entity designated to do so by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the premise.

 

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Event Category:
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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305-375-1492
https://www.historymiami.org

Release

By entering the premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or any other purpose by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) and its affiliates and representatives. You release HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) or the person or entity designated to do so by HistoryMiami Museum (HMM) You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the premise.