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2015 Teacher’s Institute

July 15, 2015July 17, 2015

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The OHS will host the Teachers’ Institute to explore the impact of the “Trail of Tears,” the removal of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole nations from the Southeastern United States to Indian Territory. Participants will visit important landmarks of the removal including Fort Gibson Historic Site, the George M. Murrell Home, Sequoyah’s Cabin, Fort Smith and more. Lecture topics will include American Indian policy, the mechanics of removal, and the rebuilding and recovery process. Facilitators for the event include education staff from the Oklahoma Historical Society and Northeastern State University. Oklahoma teachers will explore nontraditional classroom experiences, as well as field trips, interactive activities and other items to share with students.

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July 15, 2015
July 17, 2015
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