Museum program on ‘Plains Tribes’

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Cherokee Sanford Museum will host an entertaining and informative presentation on the “Homestead Act and Plains Tribes” with Nancy Gillis at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

Opening the Great Plains to settlement had far-reaching impact on the Native Tribes. This program explores the changes in political and economic structures, gender roles, spiritual ways, and other cultural components before and after pivotal pieces of legislation in 1862, including the Homestead ACt, Transcontinental Railroad Ĺct, and the Morrill Land Grant Act.

Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, call the Museum at 225-3922, or email

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