Monday, April 2, 2018

Lecture: "Wabanaki Place Names in Context"


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Wabanaki Place Names in Context Lecture

Event organizer: Maine's First Ship
Event Date & Time: April 26, 2018 7:00 pm

Winter Street Center, 880 Washington Street, Bath

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Joe Hall teaches colonial, American Indian and environmental history at Bates College. He is currently researching the history of Wabanakis, Maine’s indigenous peoples. He is particularly interested in the ways that Wabanakis continued to cultivate ties to their homeland even as colonial peoples sought to dispossess them of it. In his lecture he will be speaking about the ways that Wabanaki place names offer some clues not only to how Wabanakis inhabited their homelands before colonists’ arrival but also how they continued to inhabit those lands in the midst of colonization.
Maine’s First Ship Spring Lecture Series.  Public welcome:  suggested donation of $5.

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