Two Free screenings at the Smithsonian of the award-winning documentary TRACES OF THE TRADE A STORY: FROM THE DEEP NORTH
In this award winning documentary, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine relatives retrace the Triangle Trade, uncovering the vast extent of Northern complicity in slavery, and gaining fresh perspectives on the black/white divide. After the film screening, participants and guest panelists will discuss challenges and strategies for teaching about slavery in the K-12 classroom.
• November 21st from 2:00-5:00pm with filmmaker Katrina Browne, family member and scholar Tom DeWolf and producer Juanita Brown as speakers.
• Saturday, November 28th at 1:00 (screening only)
National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Only 100 seats available. RSVP to: NMAAHCeducation@si.edu.
This program for educators is sponsored by NMAAHC in collaboration with the National Museum of American History.
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