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Phoenicia’s Ancient Past – A Historical talk by Evan Pritchard
January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Phoenicia’s Ancient Past – How The Esopus Munsee People Got Through Winter Before Electricity
In this illustrated lecture, author Evan Pritchard (Mi’kmaq and Celtic descent) will introduce us to the ancient and icy history of winters long past in the greater Phoenicia area. Evan will focus on the winter lifeways of the Esopus Munsee, the Algonquian-speaking people who have long inhabited the Esopus river valley. Using maps, photos, slides, stories, place-name interpretations, and helpful diagrams, Evan will explore what Munsee village life in Phoenicia must have been like in winter, including travel, fishing, hunting, agriculture, foraging, controlled burning, shelter, stories, cosmologies, vision quests, and much more. Followed by Q and A.
You can join this informative talk via zoom by following this link – https://tinyurl.com/bddcb5bj
About Evan Pritchard: Evan Pritchard (Mi’kmaq descendant) is the founder of Center for Algonquin Culture, and author of seventy critically acclaimed books on Native American culture, history, spirituality and language, including No Word For Time, Native New Yorkers, Bird Medicine and the self-published guide to Land Acknowledgement for the NY metro area, Mapping Manahatouac.