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January 2020

Ancestral Cherokee Towns and the Resilience of the Archaeological Record

January 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Photo Credit: Nikwasi Mound taken in 1937 by Hiram Wilburn, a National Park Service surveyor and historian. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.

Nikwasi Mound taken in 1937 by Hiram Wilburn, a National Park Service surveyor and historian. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. This talk will summarize recent archaeological research on ancestral Cherokee mound and town sites in western North Carolina. Steere will discuss archaeological fieldwork on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, and discuss the archaeological and historical context surrounding the recent transfer of ownership of the Nikwasi Mound in Franklin, North Carolina. These two case…

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February 2020

Pulse of the Planet

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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Pulse of the Planet: How we track and understand global, national and regional climate conditions at Asheville's National Centers for Environmental Information. This presentation will cover climate monitoring activities at Asheville's National Centers for Environmental Information in Asheville, the world's largest repository of weather and climate information. We will touch on the state of the global climate system, and what and how we measure, but will focus on observed and expected changes in our region, including how climate change is…

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Unveiling Our Treasures

February 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, 147 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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From Margins to Center: Reflections on the History of African Americans at Mars Hill University, 1856-1980 Presenting their findings for the 2019 Hart-Melvin Fellowship, Malik Frost and Dr. David Gilbert suggest new ways to include African-American history into the history of Mars Hill College, Madison County, and southern Appalachia more widely. Based on archival research and oral histories with both Rosenwald School and Mars Hill College graduates, the talk emphasizes the rich and remarkable histories of local black people from…

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