Salty Dawg Speaker Series: A Coharie Canoe
August 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 amFree
Lydia Downs, a Masters candidate at East Carolina University working on the cultural meanings and preservation of a native American canoe in North Carolina, will focus on the Coharie Tribe in North Carolina to tell the story of their newly repatriated dugout canoe.
The program is part of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s 2022 Salty Dawgs Speaker Series, which features 23 presenters on North Carolina maritime history and culture including topics on piracy, shipwrecks, whaling, sea shanties and the mystery of the Lost Colony. The speakers are historians, divers, maritime history Master’s candidates, musicians, professors, researchers, and authors. These talks are scheduled on Tuesdays from May through September at 11 a.m. They run 30-45 minutes. The public is invited. No reservations are necessary. Call 252-986-0723 for more information.