Livestream: "Wait … There are Native People in Missouri?" with Galen Gritts
Missouri Humanities Council Native Heritage speaker Galen Gritts of St. Louis will talk about land acknowledgment of Indigenous people and their history in this area long before statehood. Gritts, who is a tribal member of the Cherokee Nation, will relate the story of the historic tribes in Missouri and their forced removal from their home by the U.S. government. Gritts will also speak about what it’s like to be a Native person in Missouri and the continued presence and importance of Indigenous people to the future of Missouri history, life, and culture.
Livestream begins on Sunday, August 8, at 11:00 am CDT