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Archaeology of the Cherokee Heartland in Western North Carolina

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

funk heritage center theater

Estelle Bennett Hughes Theater
2 p.m.

Each year, this organization designates February as Georgia History Month and affiliate members of the society schedule programs concerning Georgia’s history.
Admission for each lecture is $10, $5 for members, Reinhardt University faculty and staff.
Space is limited, call 770-720-5967 to make reservations for all programs.

Dr. Ben Steere is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Western Carolina University. He teaches courses in anthropology and archaeology and directs the Cherokee Studies program. His primary interest for research and teaching include Southeastern Indian and Cherokee archaeology, household and indigenous archaeology, and regional settlement pattern studies. He has worked on research and preservation projects with the Tribal Historic Preservation Office of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians since 2011. Steere received his Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Georgia. His book The Archaeology of Houses and Households in the Native Southeast was published in 2017.