Flannery Burke, Ph.D., will participate in a Native American panel hosted by the National Archives at St. Louis at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the new National Archives facility located at 1 Archives Drive. This event is free and open to the public.
The panel, titled "Native American Heritage: The Journey to Equality" is held in conjunction with Documented Rights, an exhibit that showcases milestone documents drawn from National Archives holdings to show the nation's continuing process of defining human and civil rights.
Burke is an associate professor in the department of history. Her book From Greenwich Village to Taos examines urban artists and activists who relocated to Taos, N.M. Burke's work covers the history of the American West with specific focus on the American Southwest. She also teaches courses in environmental history, western history and women's history.
The exhibit will be on display through March 2, 2012. Hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.