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Lecture series launches tonight

Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown will launch a new “Talking History” lecture series tonight.

Diana Gates, a member of the Nottoway tribe and managing senior tribal specialist at the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, examines “The Continuing Role of Virginia Indian Women in Leadership.” The public lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Robins Foundation Theater at Jamestown Settlement, with limited capacity and advance online registration required.

This public lecture complements the ongoing Jamestown Settlement special exhibit, “FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience,” on display through March 25, 2022.

In collaboration with Virginia Indian tribal communities, “FOCUSED” features personal and professional photography collections charting a century of change, from the passage and repeal of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 to state and federal recognition today.

The special exhibition, which will open for...

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