Connecticut’s Indigenous Communities: An Introduction to their Histories and Cultures, by Dr. Lucianne Lavin

Bridgeport History Center

Nov 05, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Eastern North America was not a “howling wilderness” as described by the early English settlers. It was a built landscape, managed by the first settlers of the land, its Indigenous peoples. Indigenous communities have long, rich histories that extend back to when they shared Mother Earth with mastodons and other extinct animals. Through those thousands of years, Native Americans became experts in their natural environments, a necessity for their physical survival as well as their spiritual obligation. Our first environmental stewards, Native American communities had long been managing their physical environments to enhance plant and animal populations as well as their human communities.

Contact Name: Bridgeport History Center

Contact Email: hclibrarian@bridgeportpubliclibrary.org

Contact Phone: (203) 576-7400

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This event is free of charge.

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Bridgeport History Center
925 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604

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Parking available on Broad Street, side streets and two commercial parking garages located within a block of the library.

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