Fort Smith and Indian Removal Discussed at April 16 Talk

Daniel Littlefield

Dr. Daniel Littlefield will discuss the impact of Indian removal on the local area during a talk at 7 p.m. April 16 in the Latture Conference Center on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.


Littlefield’s talk will focus on Fort Smith’s role in Indian removal and the area’s attitudes towards the Indian Territory during the aftermath of the removal.


Littlefield currently serves as the director for the Sequoyah National Research Center. In 2014, the Arkansas Historical Association honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his co-founding of the Sequoyah National Research Center and his promotion of Arkansas history.


The presentation is sponsored jointly by the Ark-Homa Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society and the Oklahoma Anthropological Society, as well as the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Department of Behavioral Sciences.


For more information, contact Tim Mulvihill, UAFS research station archeologist, at 479-788-7812 or by email at


Article by Angela Lamon, University Relations Coordinator
Date Posted: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015
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