A lecture, Natives on the Land: American Indians in the Mid-Hudson Valley, will be given by William A. Starna, on Thursday, April 19th at 6 pm at the Hudson Area Library, 51 North Fifth Street, in Hudson.
William Starna is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the State University of New York, Oneonta. He is a long-time student of the Iroquoian and Algonquian peoples of eastern North America, in addition to federal and state Indian relations.
For many years Starna was a consultant with the Native American Rights Fund and has worked with over twenty American Indian tribes on land claims, treaty rights, and the federal acknowledgment process. He has written many books and articles on Native American and colonial history.
Dr. Starna is a Fellow of the New York Academy of History and a member of the board of trustees, The Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History.
This lecture is sponsored by the Jacob Leisler Institute, Hudson Area Library and the Gotham Center for New York History. A question and answer period and refreshments will follow the talk.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org, call (518) 828-1792 x101, or visit the main desk in the library.