Unearthing History: Virtual Lecture #4: Connecticut Native American Communities Past and Present
Thursday, September 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unearthing History: The discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian site along the Farmington River in Avon. Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon.
Events are free to attend. Webinars will be recorded and posted to the Avon Library’s YouTube Channel.
Connecticut Native American Communities Past and Present, presented by Dr. Lucianne Lavin, Director of Research and Collections, Institute of American Indian Studies, Washington CT. She is author of Connecticut’s Indigenous People. What Archaeology, History and Oral Traditions Teach Us About Their Communities and Cultures, Yale University, 2013. She will explain how these indigenous communities were the first environmental stewards, astronomers, mathematicians, zoologists, botanists and geologists. In reality these “pre-contact” tribes have been, and still are here, for more than 10,000 years.
Please register and a Zoom link will be sent out before the event.
2021 VIRTUAL HISTORY SERIES – sponsored by Avon Historical Society, Avon Free Public Library and Avon Senior Center
Tuesday, March 9 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm