MAILED: April 17, 2001
EAU CLAIRE Dr. Connie Arzigian will present a lecture titled
"Prehistoric Peoples of Western Wisconsin: A Multidimensional Analysis" at
7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Room 101 of Hibbard Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
SASO, the Sociology and Anthropology Student
Organization, and the sociology and anthropology department of UW-Eau Claire are
sponsoring the lecture by Arzigian, who is the laboratory director and a
research associate for the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center at UW-La
Crosse. She received her doctorate in anthropology from UW-Madison.
Arzigian will provide a general overview of the
prehistory of Western Wisconsin and show slides and artifacts from
archaeological sites around Western Wisconsin. She will discuss issues of Native
American Indian life, including subsistence, settlements patterns and village life.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Students,
educators and community members interested in Native American history and the
history of Western Wisconsin are invited to attend.
For more information, call Dr. Melinda Miceli, assistant
professor of sociology and anthropology, at UW-Eau Claire, (715) 836-4541.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: April 17, 2001