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Native/American Fashion 4 | Timothy Shannon
Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity explores fashion as a creative endeavor and an expression of cultural identity, the history of Native fashion, issues of problematic cultural appropriation in the field, and examples of creative collaborations and best practices between Native designers and fashion brands. In this segment, we hear from the second panelist to speak on the topic Mobility and Cultural Identity Through Fashion, Timothy Shannon of Gettysburg College. His talk is titled Clothes along the Mohawk: Fashion, Exchange, and Appropriation among the Peoples of Early New York. Timothy J. Shannon is a professor and chair of the History Department at Gettysburg College, where he teaches early American and Native American history. His books include Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier (Penguin, 2008) and Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754 (Cornell, 2000), which won the Dixon Ryan Fox Prize from the New York State Historical Association and the Distinguished Book Award from the Society of Colonial Wars. His book Indian Captive, Indian King: Peter Williamson in America and Britain will be published by Harvard University Press in fall 2017. This event was webcast and recorded in the Diker Pavilion of the National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center in New York City on April 22, 2017.
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23 min 45 sec
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