The Destruction of the American Bison – Brown Bag Lunch Series
March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
S.B. “Burk” Burnett Board Room
What is it about the bison that makes it such a potent symbol?
In conjunction with The Bison Exhibit, Andrew C. Isenberg, Hall Professor of American History at the University of Kansas, examines the decline of the North American bison population. Isenberg presents the destruction as the outcome of an integrated dynamic process involving the volatile natural environment of the Great Plains, the ecological and economic invasion of the Euroamericans, and the culture and economy of the nomadic Plains Indians.
Bring your lunch or purchase one at The Museum Grill. Reservations are not required. Free admission to the Board Room and The Museum Grill.
Funding for this program is provided in part by a grant from Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
This program is made possible with support from the Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation.