College will host historian Tim Alan Garrison as part of the Remembering the
Trail of Tears Arts and Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Krannert Center.
The lecture “Culpability for the Trail of Tears: The Trial of
Andrew Jackson” is free and open to the public.
Garrison is a history professor at
Portland State University. He has written numerous
essays on the United States Native American removal policy, as well as a recent
book “The Legal Ideology of Removal: The Southern Judiciary and the Sovereignty
of Native American Nations.” His fields of expertise include American legal
history, history of the southern United States, American Indian legal history,
and United States Indian policy and history of the removal crisis.
The Remembering the Trail of Tears Arts and Lecture Series
is to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Trail of Tears.
Public Relations Assistant Elizabeth Bradford