• Posted by M Rinehart

"City to Recognize Native Americans" 11.20.2019

"...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



Melissa Rinehart, Phd

Cultural Anthropologist

Community Advocate

Committed Volunteer

Critical Thinker


  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

© 2020 Paid for by the Friends of Melissa Rinehart.


Fort Wayne, IN

"Everyone can give some of their time, talent, & treasure to a cause."