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  • Writer's pictureWilliam Tyler

First JW3 Lecture on Indigenous Americans: First Contact

Starts 11.30am on Thursday 8 September at JW3 or by zoom. Contact JW3 for enrolment details.


  • Introduction: Clarification of Terms

  • Where did the original Americans come from, and when?

  • Conflict begins at Jamestown in 1607 and doesn't end until late 19th century

  • Analysis of First Contact

  • French Empire ends in North America 1763

  • Britain reneges on Treaty with Indigenous tribes 1763



Main References


An Indigenous Peoples' History of The United States Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Native Americans ed. Jon Lewis

North American Indians: A Short Introduction Perdue & Green


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