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A History of the Yamasee Indians: Origins, Migration, Conflict and Pottery
June 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
A History of the Yamasee Indians: Origins, Migration, Conflict and Pottery | Santa Elena
Instructor: Dr. Eric Poplin
This presentation will focus on the origins and migrations of the Yamasee Indians. It will incorporate some of the most recent research, and includes a brief overview of the Yamasee War and a short discussion of the evolution of Yamasee pottery.
Advanced registration through this website is strongly recommended.
Dr. Eric Poplin is a Senior Archaeologist/Vice President with Brockington and Associates and has conducted archaeological investigations throughout coastal South Carolina for the last 28 years. Recent research interests include changes in Altamaha pottery, recovered from numerous sites occupied by the Yamasee Indians in South Carolina, and numerous coastal groups in Georgia and North Florida, and the changes in Native American lifeways reflected in the pottery. Dr. Poplin has excavated at Altamaha Town and Huspa Town, and examined ceramics from these sites as well as Pocotaligo Town and the Fort King George Site in Darien, Georgia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Calgary.