Posted by Melissa Rinehart
MEDIA: "City to Recognize Native Americans"
Updated: May 6
"...on n Tuesday, Melissa Rinehart, a Native American history consultant for the Fort Wayne History Center, challenged Gaff's expertise. She holds a doctorate in cultural anthropology from Michigan State University.
Rinehart called him “an untrained historian lacking the ability to frame history contextually and from multiple vantage points.. History matters, and we have the moral obligation to relay accurate and multi-dimensional perspectives when it comes to understanding the past,” Rinehart said. “Simply put, the study of history is important because it allows us to understand and make sense of the world we live in today.” For more click here