The Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy &                             The Augusta Museum of History                     ...
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Star lab deprattersymposium

  1. 1. The Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy & The Augusta Museum of History Present “Native Americans in the Savannah River Valley” By Dr. Chester B. DePratter The Augusta Museum Of History 2nd floor auditorium Friday, November 2, 2012 5:00pm to 6:30pm This event is FREE to the public In celebration of Native American History Month the Academy and the Museum will be hosting a talk by the acclaimed archaeologist, Dr. Chester DePratter. DePratter is with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and earned his doctoral, masters and bachelors degrees in anthropology from the University of Georgia. He has worked on a variety of Native American sites, primarily in SouthCarolina and Georgia, and has written numerous articles on prehistory archaeology, explorationroutes of Spanish explorers and the early European presence in the southeastern United States.In addition, DePratter is the author of the book "Late Prehistoric and Early Historic Chiefdoms in the Southeastern United States." Since 1989 he has focused on the 16th century Spanish site of Santa Elena and the search for the French site of Charlesfort. One of his current research projects involves town sites of the several Indian groups who moved into the Savannah River valley between 1659 and 1770. For More Details Please Contact: Clay Burckhalter Phone: 706-828-2109 E-Mail: Burckhalter@naturalsciencesacademy.org

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