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Member Saturday: Indigenous People and Incarceration

November 21, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Member Saturday: Indigenous People and Incarceration

Members only. Registration required.

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Eastern State researcher Annie Anderson will discuss the history of Native American people incarcerated at the penitentiary, Eastern State’s relationship with the local Native American community, and how the justice system impacts Indigenous communities today.

Annie Anderson, manager, research and public programming, develops exhibits, audio stops, signage, and programs about the history of Eastern State Penitentiary, the people who lived and worked there, and the evolving identity of the American criminal justice system.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event may be held online. If we do gather on site, an online option will still be made available. Register now and keep an eye on your email for updates. A Zoom invitation will be emailed 24 hours in advance.

This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited. 

Join us at 11:00 am on the third Saturday of every month for this special members-only program. Not a Member? Join today! Questions? Email us at [email protected]


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