The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukaha’ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk - Institute for American Indian Studies

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club Lecture Series: The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukaha’ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club welcomes Dr Nicholas Bellantoni, Associate Professor at UCONN and emeritus State Archaeologist, as he discusses his new book The Long Journey Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukah’ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk. The book chronicles the repatriation of the remains of two Native men and the efforts of those involved in the process.  Dr Bellantoni will give a lively talk discussing his involvement in the project and the writing of his book. Copies of his book will be available in our gift shop for purchase. Bellantoni will be on hand after the lecture to answer questions and sign books.

Price: $5 lecture fee; $10 museum admission and lecture; LHAC members free.

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