"Give Me a Home Where the Buffalo Roam[ed]: The Disappearance of the American Bison"

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
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Did the largest land mammal of the North American continent meet its demise at the hands of rifle wielding tourists hanging from railway passenger cars? The rise and fall of the bison may be more complicated that most realize.

Find out more in Dr. Nathan Hatton's presentation "Give Me a Home Where the Buffalo Roam[ed]: The Disappearance of the American Bison."

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars