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Dr. Lucianne Lavin, IAIS Director of Research and Collections presents Firepits, Earth Ovens, and Wigwams: Identification and Interpretation of Native American culture features on Connecticut Sites. Cultural features are an important component of archaeology sites. They can provide information on ancient diet, social organization, and world view that archaeologists cannot retrieve from only artifacts. Yet they are often overlooked or improperly excavated.
This illustrated slide presentation will introduce the audience to a variety of features discovered on Connecticut Native American archaeology sites, their excavation and identification.
Lucianne received her MA and Ph.D. in anthropology from New York University and has over 30 years of experience in Northeastern archaeology and ethnohistory. Time: 3:00 pm Fee: $5 General Public; LHAC Members free