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Friday, October 21, 2005

Native American Expert Helen Rountree Speaks November 9

class=""MsoNormal"">SALISBURY, MD---Celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month, Dr. Helen Rountree, renowned Native American expert, speaks on "Living Gently on the Land: Eastern Shore Indians’ Use of Natural Resources" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, in the Worcester Room of the Commons at Salisbury University.

class=""MsoNormal"">Parking for this event is available in the Guerrieri University Center parking lot. 

class=""MsoNormal"">This year’s Washburn Distinguished Lecturer in American History, Rountree focuses on the resourcefulness of Native Americans in their uses of land and water in the region. Rountree is a retired faculty member of Old Dominion University and author of several books about the Powhatan Indians of Virginia. 

class=""MsoNormal"">The Washburn Distinguished Lecture honors the late colonial scholar Wilcomb E. Washburn through an endowment from the William H. Donner Foundation, Inc., of New York.

class=""MsoNormal"">The event is sponsored by the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture at SU, the Salisbury University Office of Cultural Affairs and the William H. Donner Foundation, Inc. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-6312 or visit the Nabb Research Center Web site at "

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