Native Americans & Europeans in Illinois: 12,000 Years of Living off the Land
Date(s) & Time(s)::
April 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Location: Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N. Lombard, Mahomet
Sunday, April 21Return to event list.
NATIVE AMERICANS AND EUROPEANS IN ILLINOIS: 12,000 YEARS OF LIVING OFF THE LAND.
Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 950 N. Lombard, Mahomet, 2 p.m.
Archaeologist & Zooarchaeologist Steven Kuehn of the Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) discusses the various ways in which Native Americans, European explorers, and Euroamerican settlers utilized the varied, abundant natural resources of Illinois. Drawing on archaeological research from across the state, he provides an overview of how different groups lived off the land, making use of animals and plants amidst the changing environmental conditions of the last 12,000 years.
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Humidity : 55 %
Wind : Southwest at 12.7 MPH (11 KT)
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