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In 2017, the Michigan History Center began a partnership with Michigan Radio’s Stateside program to share stories of our state’s history.  Host Cynthia Canty discussed the service of Native Americans in Company K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters with former Michigan History Center curator Steve Ostrander and Eric Hemenway, Director of Archives and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.

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Listen to Steve Ostrander with the Michigan History Center and Eric Hemenway, Director of Archives and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians talk with Stateside host Cynthia Canty on Michigan Radio about Company K of the First Michigan Sharpshooters which comprised of Anishinaabek from Odawa and Ojibwe communities in the Lower and Upper Peninsulas who fought in the Civil War. A transcript is available along with the interview audio.

Date

Originally aired on August 23, 2017
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Company K_Stateside_8-23-17_Transcript

Description

Read the transcript of Steve Ostrander with the Michigan History Center and Eric Hemenway, Director of Archives and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians talk with Stateside host Cynthia Canty on Michigan Radio about Company K of the First Michigan Sharpshooters which comprised of Anishinaabek from Odawa and Ojibwe communities in the Lower and Upper Peninsulas who fought in the Civil War. A transcript is available along with the interview audio.

Date

Originally aired on August 23, 2017
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