Please join the Prince George’s County Historical Society for its March 28, 2022, Zoom History Chat with Rico Newman. He will have a conversation with John Peter Thompson about the First Peoples, the Piscataway-Conoy, and life before the Europeans arrived, after colonization, and now. Zoom registration information is below.
Rico Newman retired from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in 2009. He served on the Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs, 2002 – 2009, as a Cultural Information Specialist. Presently he serves on the Accokeek Foundation Board and with a task force of University of Maryland professors and tribal members to develop a native minor degree curriculum. He also advocates for demographics on native students in Maryland schools to better their post-graduation opportunities in colleges and universities.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Mar 28, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Upcoming 2022 History Chats:
April 25 – A Chat with Coby: a conversation with Coby Treadway, Education Coordinator at Mary Surratt House Museum and Stacey Hawkins, PGCHS Secretary and Program Coordinator at Marietta House Museum about county military units, the Surratt House and more.
May 23 – Digging for History: a conversation with Kristen Montaperto. Chief Archeologist, and Jennifer Stabler, Archaeology Planner, both with M-NCPPC, about archeology at Mt. Calvert and other county sites owned by M-NCPPC
June 27 – Preserving Your History, a conversation with Franklin Robinson, Jr. and John Peter Thompson about preserving family history
July 25 – At Home with History, a conversation with Jack Thomson, Junior and Donna Schneider at his home in Nottingham
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