The Black Voices in the Copper Country

Derhun Sanders poses with MOHA Board member Lindsay Hiltunen at the
Michigan TechArchives after participating in the Black Voices oral history project 7

Derhun Sanders is a member of the Board of Trustees of Michigan Technological University as well as an alumnus.

The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections collected oral histories for the Black Voices in the Copper Country project. The Black Voices oral history project is part of an award-winning research project to investigate the social and cultural history of the Upper Peninsula and Michigan Tech. University Archivist Lindsay Hiltunen presented on the Black Voices oral history project as well as methodology and best practices for collecting under represented voices through oral history at the National Council on Public History annual meeting in 2018.

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