Snow blankets the countryside along a road between Van and Dogubayazit, Turkey, close to the border with present-day Armenia. Eastern Turkey is where the largest population of Turkey’s Armenians had been living for centuries. After the deportation decrees were issued in 1915, almost all of the Armenian communities in the Lake Van area were wiped out.
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Discuss the significance of Kathryn Cook's Memory Denied: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide with your students in our Lesson Plan.
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Artist Kathryn Cook shares the resources that inspired and informed her work.