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Hybrid Lunchbox Talk: The Longleaf Pine as a Source of Food, Medicine, and Craft for Tribal Nations of the Southeast

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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with Nancy Fields, Director/Curator, The Museum of the Southeast American Indian, UNC – Pembroke

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EST
Location: Virtual and in Reeves Auditorium
Fee: Free; preregistration required

This talk will explore how the longleaf pine, a native tree of the Southeast, provides food, medicine, and craft materials for various tribes such as the Lumbee, the Waccamaw Siouan, and the Coharie. Nancy Fields will share examples of how the longleaf pine was historically used and continues to be used today in various aspects of tribal life, culture, and history.

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Join us for more events as part of our 6-month long exhibition – Saving Our Savannas: Stories of the Longleaf Pine.


March 28
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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North Carolina Botanical Garden
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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