NATIVE AMERICAN ASTRONOMY CONFERENCE

National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture
2009 Academic Conference
Native American Astronomy

18 April 2009

John Jay Center for Learning
101 South Meridian Street
Portland, Indiana 47371

Presentations include:

Ray Hively “Astronomy and geometry associated with the Newark Earthworks”

Steffan Peterson, “Cosmic events and Mississippian placemaking – observations from the Ohio River Valley”

Matthew Coon, “Investigating astronomical alignments at Pretty Prairie Mounds, a Middle Woodland mound group in northwestern Indiana”

William Romain
“LIDAR assessment of the Ohio Hopwell Earthworks”

James Brown
“Heavenly bodies in eastern Woodland cosmologies”

Wade Allen
“Archaeoastronomy of SunWatch Indian Village in Ohio”

The conference is open to the public. Registration fee includes lunch.

For more information go to the NCGLNAC calendar of events at http://www.ncglnac.com/frameset.html

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