The Native Americans in Upstate NY

When: Mon., April 18, 7-8:30 p.m. 2016

Gary Newman will be sharing Native American history, lifestyle, culture, religion, their interactions with the European settlers, and involvement in two major wars. he presentation will cover the time period from the 1500s to the 1800s. The topics will including the formation of the “Peacemaker: 5-Nations League” (precursor of the 6-Nations), the intrusion on their lands by Europeans, involvement in the “French and Indian War” and the “American Revolution”. On display will be period maps, soldier’s equipment, and American Indian tools.