Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness - Jeffery Young

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History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School
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Central Library
1st Floor Commons Area
1 Margaret Mitchell Square
Atlanta, GA 30303
Cost: This event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by: National Institutes of Health - National Library of Medicine and the American Library Association
Description: Join us as Dr. Jeffery Young, Georgia State University History Department, presents a program on the removal of the Cherokee and other tribes from Georgia and the Southeast. The forced march of Cherokees' to Oklahoma under the direction of the United States army, came to be known as the "Trail of Tears" or, in their own term, "The Place Where They Cried."  The march was marked by outbreaks of cholera, lack of supplies, bitter cold, and death from starvation and exhaustion.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) developed and produced Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness. The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with NLM, tours the exhibition to America's libraries.
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Phone: 404-730-1896
Entered by: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (

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