Watch C-SPAN's 'Native American Military History'
On Sunday, February 17, C-SPAN3's American History TV broadcast a special episode titled "Native American Military History." In the program, Colorado Mesa University professor Timothy Winegard discusses the history of Native Americans and their involvement in American and Canadian wars. He also talks about the image of the “Indian Warrior” and misleading stereotypes in American films and memory. This event took place at the History Colorado Center in Denver.
The episode can be seen by clicking here.
Dr. Winegard, of First Nations descent, served nine years as an officer in the Canadian and British Forces, and is the author of three books and numerous articles in the fields of both military history and indigenous/native peoples. His main areas of interest, research, and writing include: military history, global indigenous peoples and cultures, North American colonial history, and the comparative history of British settler-societies. He teaches a variety of courses in history and political science and is the author of the book For King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World War. For more information about Dr. Winegard and his work, visit his website by clicking here.