Trail of Tears documentary screening, discussion is tonight

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On February 20, 2020

Attend a screening of the 2018 documentary film “Digadohi: Lands, Cherokee and the Trail of Tears” at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Feb. 20) in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. A panel discussion with the film’s creators and Native American leaders will follow the film.

Guest panelists include: Justice Troy Wayne Poteet, retired from Justice of the Cherokee Supreme Court and head of the Trail of Tears Association; Galen Gritts, Cherokee spokesperson for the Alliance for Native Programs and Initiatives; Monty Dobson, director of the film; and Erin Whitson, archaeologist for the Missouri Humanities Council.

The film is presented by Missouri Humanities and the screening is hosted by Missouri S&T’s history and political science department and student diversity initiatives. Get more details.

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