January 23, 2017
By Savanah Weed
Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, speaks during the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture.
The annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Thursday, Jan. 19, focused on the importance of education to a Native American tribe in Alabama and their struggle for equal educational and civil rights.
Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and director of the tribe’s Office of Archives and Records…