Victoria Ferguson – Indigenous People and Native Plants

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Blacksburg Recreation Center


Victoria Ferguson is Interim Director of the American Indian and Indigenous Community Center at Virginia Tech.  She is an enrolled member of the Monacan Indian Nation of Virginia.  Ferguson is a graduate of Marshall University and has a background in researching science methodologies to support historical information.  She has spent 25 years seeking first-person documentation and archaeological information to help explain and support theories on the daily living habits of the Eastern Siouan populations up through the early European colonization period. She has written and presented work at Virginia Tech, Washington and Lee University, Sweet Briar College, James Madison University, and at a number of archaeological conferences.