‘Of themselves or from their Grandmothers advise’: The Power of Muskogee Women’s Communication Networks and Maintenance of Mvskoke Enfulletv, 1796-1814

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Keely Smith, Princeton University
Apr 13, 2022 at - | Zoom/Hybrid

Keely Smith

Keely Smith is a Ph.D. Candidate at Princeton University. She studies Indigenous communication networks in the North American southeast and Indian Territory during the 18th and 19th centuries. Her dissertation explores how Creek and Seminole communication (oral, written, performative, through material culture, etc.) determined the course of regional diplomacy and suited the needs of their anticolonial defiance.