Daniel Littlefield sits among boxes of files at the UALR Sequoyah National Research Center, which will soon be home to one of the largest public collections of Alaska Native videos in the world.

UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock historian will give a presentation on the history of the Trail of Tears and the Federal Indian Removal Act in Arkansas on April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas”

Archivist Erin Fehr at work in Sequoyah National Research Center's archives.

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock 2022: Erin Fehr

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock 2022: Erin Fehr”

To celebrate Diversity Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Diversity Council has scheduled a variety of events set to take place throughout the month of March. Presentations will include discussions on a range of topics, research findings, and historical events.

UA Little Rock Announces Events to Recognize Diversity Month

To celebrate Diversity Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Diversity Council has scheduled a variety of events set to take place throughout the month of March. Presentations will include discussions on a range of topics, research findings, and historical events. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Announces Events to Recognize Diversity Month”

Daniel Littlefield sits among boxes of files at the UALR Sequoyah National Research Center, which will soon be home to one of the largest public collections of Alaska Native videos in the world.

UA Little Rock’s Sequoyah National Research Center creates website visualizing American Indian removal through Arkansas

The Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a website and touchscreen table that brings the journey of American Indians who traveled through Arkansas on their way to Indian Territory to life.

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UA Little Rock graduate student Nancy Hall will stands among statue of the Little Rock Nine memorial at the State Capitol. Photo by Ben Krain.

Tell-Hall receives Little Rock Nine Endowed Scholarship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student with a passion for history has received a $5,000 scholarship from the Department of History for her inspirational civil rights research.  Continue reading “Tell-Hall receives Little Rock Nine Endowed Scholarship”

Boxed archives at Sequoyah National Research Center archives.

Sequoyah National Research Center receives $72k grant

A state council has awarded the Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of at Little Rock nearly $72,000 for compact shelving to better preserve the center’s extensive collection of Native American newspapers. Continue reading “Sequoyah National Research Center receives $72k grant”

UA Little Rock to host Black Indians and Native American heritage fair

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a Black Indians and Native American Heritage Month fair on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the University Plaza Shopping Center parking lot at the corner of Asher and University avenues.    Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Black Indians and Native American heritage fair”

Archivist Erin Fehr at work in Sequoyah National Research Center's archives.

Archivist Erin Fehr to be featured in webinar on American Indian newspapers

Erin Fehr, an archivist with the UA Little Rock Sequoyah National Research Center, will be a featured speaker in a webinar about American Indian newspapers.  Continue reading “Archivist Erin Fehr to be featured in webinar on American Indian newspapers”

NPR Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep to speak Nov. 12 at UA Little Rock

National Public Radio Morning Edition co-host and author Steve Inskeep will give a “Rule of Law” lecture on Monday, Nov. 12, in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Jack Stephens Center at 6 p.m. Continue reading “NPR Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep to speak Nov. 12 at UA Little Rock”