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NH Humanities: Digging Into Native History in NH
August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 18
*Given current circumstances, events and programs are subject to change and cancellation. We highly recommend checking this program on our website for the latest information.
Lose yourself with Robert Goodby in an exploration of Abenaki history in New England. Review the archaeological evidence showing the Abenaki’s deep present in NH and understand the transition from then to now.
We hope this presentation allows you to understand the use of the land prior to the home settlers in the Ossipee Mountains, well before the Plants. We also hope to share information of the valued culture of the Abenakis.
*Registration is encouraged but not required. Knowing how many people will be attending allows us to better prepare for the evening.
About the presenter: Robert Goodby, Ph.D.
Robert Goodby is a professor of Anthropology at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. He holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Brown University and has spent the last thirty years studying Native American archaeological sites in New England. He is a past president of the New Hampshire Archeological Society, a former Trustee of the Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner, and served on the New Hampshire Commission on Native American Affairs. In 2010, he directed the excavations of four 12,000-year-old Paleoindian dwelling sites at the Tenant Swamp site in Keene.