Cooperstown, NY – Eric Cheyfitz is the Ernest I. White Professor of American Studies and Humane Letters, and the director of the American Indian Studies Program at Cornell University. Hugh MacDougal is the town historian of Cooperstown and a member of the James Fenimore Cooper society. The two join Joe and Sarah in a lively discussion about the representation of the American Indian in American Literature.
Washington, DC – When The Roundtablers visited The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC this past August, Joe spoke with Anya Montiel about the Vine Deloria Jr. Native Writer's Series.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Professor Eric Cheyfitz, director of the American Indian Studies program at Cornell, about the complex issue of legal relations between the U.S. government and American Indian tribes.
Howes Cave, NY – Joe Donahue and Producer Andy Clegg visited the Iroquois Museum in Howe's Cave, NY to learn about education, artifact acquisition and the importance of location in American Indian life.
Seneca White Springs, NY – Over the past few summers, Kurt Jordan from Cornell University has been taking students to the White Springs Dig Site in Geneva New York, which holds the remnants of a 300 year old Seneca community. Over the course of several weeks, the students learn many of the basic techniques of archaeology.
Oneida Reservation, NY – The Oneida Tribe is struggling to hold onto its language. Julia Taylor Kennedy has this story on that struggle.
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