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Understanding Colonialism through Maps: A Workshop for Educators

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Join us to explore ways educators can use maps in the classroom to engage students in the history of colonization, exploitation and representation.  Participants will discover the role maps played in justifying and enabling colonization and how communities use maps to empower and reclaim their histories.  This hands-on workshop will present approaches to analyze digitized maps from the American Geographical Society Library’s collections.  

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July 15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT