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The Positive Duty to Aid Them

Lectures: Segregated Health, Federal Responsibility and the Mississippi Choctaws during the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic

Wed
6
Nov
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At noon Nov. 6, Mikaëla M. Adams presents “‘The Positive Duty to Aid Them’: Segregated Health, Federal Responsibility and the Mississippi Choctaws during the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic.” The pandemic reinforced the need for a federal presence in the segregated South and, in the years that followed, the Choctaws marshaled that federal-tribal relationship to rebuild their land base and restore their sovereignty.

Adams is an associate professor of Native American history at Ole Miss. Her first book, “Who Belongs? Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South,” explored themes of indigenous identity, citizenship and sovereignty in the Jim Crow South.

SouthTalks explore the interdisciplinary nature of Southern studies and includes lectures, performances, film screenings and panel discussions. All events take place in the Tupelo Room of Barnard Observatory unless otherwise noted, and are free and open to the public.

Visit southernstudies.olemiss.edu for more information.

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