Prof to Discuss Court Battles for Native Americans

Sept. 17, 2008

Dr. David Edmunds
Dr. R. David Edmunds

McDermott Library will present “Briefcase Warriors: New Battles in the Courtroom,” in which Dr. R. David Edmunds will discuss his work in support of Native American claims against the government.

The address is at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the McDermott Library Auditorium (MC 2.410) and is part of the library’s lecture series.

Dr. Edmunds holds the Anne and Chester Watson Chair in History in the School of Arts and Humanities.

He has won awards for his books The Potawatomis: Keepers of the Fire, The Shawnee Prophet, and The Fox Wars: The Mesquakie Challenge to New France.

He was honored last year in the McDermott Library co-sponsored faculty author reception for his book The People: A History of Native America.

In 2005 he became president of the prestigious Western History Association.


Media Contacts: Tom Koch, McDermott Library, UT Dallas, (972) 883-4951, thomas.koch@utdallas.edu
or the Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, newscenter@utdallas.edu

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Dr. R. David Edmunds was honored last year at a faculty author reception for his book The People: A History of Native America.

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