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"Athens Indigenous past and present"

article photo of Native American earring art, Red and Black Nov 29 2023

Professor James Brooks is featured in a new article "Athens Indigenous past and present", By Guinevere Grant, The Red & Black online. Nov 29, 2023. Brooks gives some historical background of the Native American history of our local area. A research project by his UGA class "Indigenizing Athens" produced a banner display highlighting the Native presence in our community, and can now be viewed at the Historic Athens Visitor's Center.

You can read the article here.

James F. Brooks is the Carl and Sally Gable Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Georgia. An interdisciplinary scholar of the Indigenous and Colonial past, he holds the position of Senior Consulting Editor of The Public Historian, the flagship journal of that discipline. Brooks is also a Trustee of Historic Athens.

Photo from the Athens Welcome Center of Indigenous banners


Carl and Sally Gable Distinguished Professor of History

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