No registration required. Lecture is first come, first served.
Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society is honored to host, “Addressing Indigenous Erasure in our Local Community- Wangunk, Tunxis and Sicaog in the Hartford Region,” part of the Town of West Hartford’s ‘Celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ History’ activities in October 2023.
Join us on Tuesday, October 3rd to celebrate Indigenous Peoples History and Culture!
The Noah Webster House will be hosting a Hidden History Lecture with Dr. Tracey Wilson titled Addressing Indigenous Erasure in our Local Community- Wangunk, Tunxis and Sicaog in the Hartford Region.
What are the stories of indigenous people in West Hartford? Town Historian Dr. Tracey Wilson will outline who lived here before contact with the settler colonizers in the early 17th century. Using treaties, land records, account books, and a basket from the Noah Webster House archives, she will continue the process of restoring the history of indigenous people, whose land we live on.
The event is will be from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm and it will be first come, first served, although seating is limited. For more information, or to check out additional Indigenous People History and Culture events that week, please see the flyer below, or visit Equity Advancement – Town of West Hartford (westhartfordct.gov)!