Cowboys and Indians: An Alternate History

Mar 29, 2010

The West was won with blood and guns. Or was it? Well, probably yes. I saw Dances with Wolves, though, and sometimes cowboys and Indians did get along. How often? Find out at an upcoming lecture at the Huntington by Stephen Aron, a UCLA history professor and the executive director of the Autry Institute for the Study of the American West. The lecture, entitled Can We All Just Get Along? In Search of an Alternate History of the American West, will explore episodes of collaboration, and what we might learn from them, in an otherwise violent history.

Billington Lecture: Can We All Just Get Along?
Tuesday, April 6, 7:30 p.m.
Friends’ Hall, the Huntington
1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino
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