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Reclaiming Indigenous History with Dr. Paulette Steeves
June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
This will be a virtual talk about new understandings showing Indigenous people arrived in the Americas before 12,000 years ago, from Dr. Steeves book The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere.
About Dr. Steeves:
Paulette Steeves. Ph.D. (Cree- Metis) is an Indigenous archaeologist. She was born in Whitehorse, Yukon Territories, and grew up in Lillooet, Canada, British Columbia. Dr. Steeves received her BA in Anthropology, Honors Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 2000. Dr. Steeves recieved her PhD in Anthropology, at SUNY Binghamton in 2015. Dr. Steeves has taught Anthropology courses in Canada and the USA, focusing on Native American and First Nations histories and the decolonization of academia and knowledge production. She is currently an Associate Professor in Sociology- Anthropology at Algoma University and a Canada Research Chair in Healing and Reconciliation.
This talk is a partnership between: Lillooet Area Library Association, Gibsons & District Public Library, Sechelt Library, Pemberton & District Public Library, Squamish Public Library and Whistler Public Library.