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Dr. Lucianne Lavin

Director of Research and Collections

Institute for American Indian Studies

Direct Phone: (860) ***-**** ext. ***       

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Institute for American Indian Studies

38 Curtis Road

Washington, Connecticut 06793

United States

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IAIS continues to be a membership organization. In addition to annual support from members, IAIS reaches out to foundations and corporations for grant and funding opportunities. This year, more than 10,000 people visited us and another 15,000 students par ... more

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The Archaeological Society of Connecticut Inc


New York State Archaeological Association

CT Native American Heritage Advisory Council

The Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club




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Institute for American Indian Studies



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Dr. Lucianne Lavin, anthropologist and archaeologist is the Director of Research and Collections at the Institute of American Indian Studies in Washington, CT. Her lecture will focus particularly on the Wangunks, a populous, powerful tribe with homelands on both sides of the Connecticut River Valley. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Essex Historical Society, Deep River Historical Society and the Deep River Land Trust.

Explore The Preserve from the perspective of archeologists Nicholas Bellantoni, and Lucianne Lavin.

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Illustrated presentation by noted archaeologist and IAIS' Director of Research and Collections, Dr. Lucianne Lavin. Choose from the following topics focusing on archaeology and/or an intriguing aspect of the history and culture of American Indians both past and present, or historic non-Native persons throughout Connecticut and New England.

The history, culture and traditions of the first settlers of the Northwest Corner will be the subject of Dr. Lucianne Lavin's illustrated PowerPoint presentation.
Dr. Lucianne Lavin, director of research and collections at the Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington, Connecticut, will discuss her background in anthropology, archaeology and indigenous studies and her reasons for writing the book, Connecticut's Indigenous Peoples: What Archaeology, History and Oral Traditions tell us about their Communities and Cultures. During this PowerPoint presentation, she will also introduce the audience to the book's major tenets, which will be followed by a general question and answer period and book signing.
This presentation is a result of Dr. Lucianne Lavin's research in 2010 as the Scholar in Residence at the Stockbridge Mission House in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The program was funded by Mass Humanities, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Join archaeologist Lucianne Lavin, the Director of Research and Collections at the Institute for American Indian Studies, for a leisurely walk through the meadows and woodlands of your preserve, the homeland of Native American communities for thousands of years prior to European settlement. Dr. Lavin will point out the bountiful variety of natural resources that likely drew indigenous peoples to the region and discuss their importance to their Native American cultures. She will also describe the archaeological research, whose discoveries have contributed to our knowledge of Native settlement and land use within and adjacent to your land.

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The Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club, under the direction of IAIS's Director of Research and Collections, Dr. Lucianne Lavin, offers a summer excavation of a village dating back over 4,000 years, as well as a lecture series during the winter months.

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Stone Cultural Features and Ceremonial Landscapes with Lucianne Lavin, Ph.D, Institute for American Indian Studies, Washington, Connecticut

The subject is part of Dr. Lavin's new and ongoing research.
Lucianne Lavin is Director of Research and Collections at the Institute for American Indian Studies, in Washington, CT. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in anthropology from New York University. She is an archaeologist who has over 30 years of research and field experience in Northeastern archaeology and anthropology, including teaching, museum exhibits and curatorial work, cultural resource management, editorial work, and public relations. She is a member of Connecticut's Native American Heritage Advisory Council, and she is editor of the journal of the Archaeological Society of Connecticut. She has taught archaeology and anthropology courses at a number of Connecticut and New York colleges, including Connecticut College, Naugatuck Valley Community College, and Adelphi University.
During her term as a Research Associate at the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University, she co-directed their present Connecticut Prehistory exhibit and wrote the accompanying teacher's manual. She has owned and operated an archaeological firm for over 20 years. Dr. Lavin has written over 100 professional publications and technical reports on the archaeology and ethnohistory of the Northeast. She was awarded the Russell award by the Archaeological Society of Connecticut and elected Fellow of the New York State Archaeological Association for exemplary archaeology work in their respective states.

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