Wells College talks touch on American Indian mascots, archeology

2013-11-16T12:21:00Z Wells College talks touch on American Indian mascots, archeologyThe Citizen staff Auburn Citizen
November 16, 2013 12:21 pm  • 

Wells College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with two guest speakers in November.

Dr. Michael Taylor will discuss his new book, "Contesting Constructed Indian-ness: The Intersection of the Frontier, Masculinity, and Whiteness in Native American Mascot Representations," at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Hostetter Lecture Room, Stratton Hall. Taylor is an assistant professor of anthropology and Native American studies at Colgate University.

Dan Hill will present "Leave it in the Ground: Issues with Archeology" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Art Exhibit Room of Macmillan Hall. Hill is a member of the Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force and caretaker for the Cayuga SHARE farm.

The college is located at 170 Main St., Aurora. Admission to both talks is free.

For more information, visit wells.edu.

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