Greg McAllister will speak about “John Taylor and Racial Formation in the Ute Borderlands” at an event to recognize Black History Month at 6 p.m. Friday at the Southern Ute Chapel, 256 Ute Road in Ignacio. McAllister received his bachelor and master’s degrees in history from Northern Arizona University. He currently is a faculty in the Ethnic Studies Program at Northern Arizona University where he teaches courses on African American studies, the history of racial formation in the United States and race relations in American films. His research has focused on the history of African and Native American relations in the Southwest during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His current teaching and research include examining writings and speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. in relation to issues of the 21st century.
The event is free and everyone is welcome.
For more information, call Arlene Millich at 946-5532.