Indiana Freedom Trails
Presentation by Dr. Veta Smith author & historian
” A Fluid Frontier” Slavery, Resistance And The Underground Railroad In The Detroit River Borderland
February 27th 2016 11am-1pm
Indiana Historical Society 450 W. Ohio Street
Event is free and open to the public
About the author
Veta Smith Tucker is a literary and public historian and an educator. She taught African American literature and African American Studies at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan for two decades and launched the Kutsche Office of Local History at the university in 2009. Her major published works include articles on enslaved black women, on forgotten nineteenth-century African American author Julia Collins, on historical fiction by contemporary African American women, and A Twenty-First Century History of the 1847 Kentucky Raid in Cass County, Michigan (2010). She also serves as a consultant on the new Levi Coffin Interpretive Center scheduled to open this year.