Brian Frehner, a former Fellow in SMU’s Clements Center for Southwest Studies, will interview with Krys Boyd on her popular talk show, “Think,” 1-2 p.m. today (April 9 ). Listen live online at KERA-FM 90.1.
Frehner, assistant professor of history at Oklahoma State University, is co-organizer of the 2008 Clements Center Symposium, “Indians and Energy: Exploitation and Opportunity in the American Southwest,” which takes place April 12. He will discuss the upcoming symposium and its mission to tell the complicated and ongoing story of Native Americans and energy development in the Southwest. The symposium will offer a variety of perspectives from senior and junior historians and Native American activists, with implications that loom large for the future of energy tribes and the nation as a whole.
Find more symposium information and register online at the Clements Center website.