Since the early sixteenth century, Indigenous people from North America have been travelling to Britain. They came as captives and critics, poets and

Beyond the Spectacle

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Community & Culture Beyond the Spectacle

Beyond the Spectacle Edinburgh

Beyond the Spectacle Community & Culture Edinburgh
Beyond the Spectacle United Kingdom
  • Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom
  • Start: Feb 21 2019 14:00
  • Finish: Feb 21 2019 15:00
  • Time zone: Europe/London
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Since the early sixteenth century, Indigenous people from North America have been travelling to Britain. They came as captives and critics, poets and performers, athletes and diplomats, and these journeys have continued into the twenty-first century.   Find out more about this project and the North American indigenous people's connections with Scotland, in a talk and discussion led by Professor David Stirrup from the University of Kent and Scottish historian, Professor Yvonne McEwen.  You are also invited to view our exhibition, Beyond the Spectacle on the Central Library mezzanine level.  Photo - Indigenous chiefs leading indigenous soldiers during a trip to Scotland in WW1. Courtesy of Scotland's War

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