Explore the story of Western New York’s Tonawanda Seneca Nation through an archaeological lens with clan member Jamie Jacobs. Learn about the clan’s history in the region and uncover captivating archaeological findings that shed light into its complex decolonization.
About the speaker: Jamie Jacobs is a member of the Seneca of the Turtle Clan born and raised on Tonawanda Seneca territory in Western New York. Currently, Jamie provides curation, research and cultural interpretation support at the Rochester Museum and Science Centre in Rochester, New York. He also serves as the primary consultant for the Tonawanda Seneca Adult Language immersion program, where he teaches Seneca language history and morphology. He is the ritual custodian for his clan’s longhouse and ceremonies.
Tickets are $15 per event, or gain access to the entire series for $35. As an added bonus, all series-pass holders will also receive an Old Fort Erie season pass for unlimited admission to the fort in 2021. All sessions begin at 7:00 PM.