We’re Still Here:  Indigenous History and Persistence in New Jersey, Nov 12-13 

Friday-Saturday, November 12-13    

The New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the NJ Department of State, will host the 2021 NJ History Conference, We’re Still Here:  Indigenous History and Persistence in New Jersey.  The conference will explore the history, cultural heritage, and contemporary issues facing diverse Native American communities through the lens of NJ studies.  (Preliminary conference program:)  

The program includes a presentation, “Three Centuries Later: The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape and Quakers Today,” by Jeremy Newman, Associate, Professor of Communications, Stockton University, and another on the “Lenapes, Colonists and the Stories They Told,” by Jean R. Soderlund, Professor of History Emerita, Lehigh University.  Melissa Ziobro, who will be leading SJQ’s training in Oral History, is also speaking  at this conference. Pre-registration:

Links to the program website and zoom links will be provided via email following registration.  Free attendance is provided for Indigenous peoples and those experiencing economic hardship.  (Email greer.luce@sos.nj.gov for the promotional code.)

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