Toledo Area Aboriginal Research Society
Category: Lectures & Discussions
Thursday, November 19, 2009
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Manor House at Wildwood Metropark
5600 Central Avenue
The Toledo Area Aboriginal Research Society (TAARS) will meet on November 19, 2009 at the Manor House in Wildwood Metropark, Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio at 7:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be April Beisaw, Ph.D., Heidelberg University, Tiffin, Ohio. The title of her presentation is: Susquehannock or Iroquois? Using Human and Animal Remains to Understand Cultural Identity. This presentation discusses the Engelbert Site in New York State which was excavated in the 1960's as a salvage project. Artifacts suggested that the site was occupied over 5,000 years, from Late Archaic to Late Woodland. New the artifacts sat relatively unstudied until recently when new research was instigated by the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The results of these studies will be presented. TAARS meeting are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
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