Native Maps & Colonial Maps: Whose World Is It?

with Aisling Roche, Academy of Urban Planning
Thursday, December 3, 2020
5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Registration is closed.

This workshop will look at the differences between Native maps and colonial maps and consider what maps have to tell us about bias, power, and perspective. It will be of interest to any educator wanting to know more about Native histories in the United States. 

Aisling Roche is a Fulbright Teacher at the Academy of Urban Planning in Brooklyn. She teaches in the math and special education departments, and in her 15 years in education has worked with thousands of students. She holds a dual B.A. in English Language and Literature and Cinema and Media Studies from the University of Chicago and an M.Ed. from Long Island University. This workshop grew out of a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, “Discovering Native Histories along the Lewis and Clark Trail.” 

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