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West Virginia Archives and History Library
Thursday Programs

Native American Research in West Virginia
February 21, 2013

On February 21, 2013, Greg Carroll will present “Native American Research in West Virginia” at the Thursday evening lecture in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Carroll will discuss which tribes were located in the area between 1600 and 1800, their languages, alliances, and tribal movements. He also will provide information on how people with possible Native American ancestry can try to find these often elusive relations.

Greg Carroll is a graduate of Marshall University. He was a staff historian at West Virginia Archives and History for 23 years until his retirement in October 2012, and focused on Native American, African American, and Civil War history.

For planning purposes, participants are encouraged to register for the program, but advance registration is not required to attend. To register in advance, contact Robert Taylor, library manager, by e-mail or at (304) 558-0230, ext. 163. Participants interested in registering by e-mail should send their name, telephone number and the name and date of the session. For additional information, contact the Archives and History Library at (304) 558-0230.

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