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Five Things Everyone Should Know About Native American Archaeology in Connecticut
December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn and discuss the five things you should know about Native American Archaeology in Connecticut with Connecticut’s State Archeologist, Sarah Sportman. Sportman will highlight past Native American archaeological sites and discuss the importance of including archaeologists and historians in construction projects.
Support provided by Art Bridges
Price: $5 Members / $10 General
Dr. Sarah Sportman holds a B.A. in History from Union College (1999), an M.A. in History/Historical Archaeology from the University of Massachusetts Boston (2003), and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut (2011). She has worked as an archaeologist for 20 years, studying the archaeology and history of Euro-American and pre-colonial Indigenous groups in New England and New York. Before accepting the position of Connecticut State Archaeologist in 2020, Dr. Sportman worked as a cultural resource management (CRM) archaeologist for CRM firms in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York, focused on archaeological projects related to construction and development.