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History Conversations: Elevating Indigenous Voices at the Maryland State Archives

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

with Maria Day, Senior Director of Special Collections, Conservation and Library Services, Maryland State Archives |


A team from the Maryland State Archives has been building partnerships with Indigenous communities in the Chesapeake region since 2019. Learn about the website, Mayis Indigenous records, where the Archives provides public access to records and information about Native Americans. Ms. Day will also talk about the team’s current work with a Pocomoke Indian Nation member to record oral histories with Tribal Knowledge-Keepers on the Eastern Shore, educator professional development, and more. Photo: The Plat of Indians Land on the Choptank River, April 27, 1782 from the Mayis Indigenous Records, S1219-1083-027.



January 16
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Montgomery History
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