Moundville: A Pop-Up Exhibition on Southeastern Native American Foodways and Subsistance

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Name: Moundville: A Pop-Up Exhibition on Southeastern Native American Foodways and Subsistance
Date: November 4, 2020 - December 4, 2020
Event Description:
Join Moundville Archaeological Park’s celebration of Native American Heritage Month as we discuss how Native peoples used the Black Warrior River and created corn agriculture and connect with first pop-up exhibition celebrating Native American contributions to American lifeways. Name of the Exhibit: Moundville: A Pop-Up Exhibition on Southeastern Native American Foodways and Subsistance Start/End Date: November 4th – December 4th Location: Intercultural Diversity Center Ferguson Center Room 2100 University of Alabama Exhibit Description: This pop exhibition will focus on Southeastern Native American subsistence patterns, the importance of Moundville, corn agriculture, the utilization Black Warrior River and how most of the subsistence techniques used in pre-history are still being done today. Artifacts will include: Pots and cups that were excavated at Moundville that were used for cooking. Bone fish hooks, grinding stones (mortar, pestle), stone axe, atlatl, projectile points etc. This exhibit will also include a make and take craft, that students will be able to take back to their dorms to complete. We will also have a display at the Tuscaloosa Library to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and encourage patrons to check out books by Native American authors.
Location:
Location: Intercultural Diversity Center Ferguson Center Room 2100 University of Alabama
Date/Time Information:
November 4 - December 4, 2020
Contact Information:
Lindsey Gordon: fgordon@aalan.ua.edu
Fees/Admission:
FREE
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