10:19 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Loren Spears On Contextualizing History With The Indigenous Perspective

Loren Spears at Old South Meeting House
Loren Spears
Credit Alison Bruzek / WGBH

Taped by WGBH Forum Network, educator and tribal council woman of the Narragansett Tribe in Rhode Island Loren Spears visited Old South Meeting House to talk about Native American perspectives.

Spears talks about why it's important to contextualize history for students and tell multiple angles on a given event.  She also discusses the contributions of indigenous people to science and technology.

This talk took place on March 13, 2014 at 12:15 p.m.