Native American Expert Raymond DeMallie Lectures at Denison
Date of Event: November 5, 2008
Posted: November 4, 2008
Raymond DeMallie, professor of anthropology at Indiana University, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesdsay, Nov. 5, at the Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). The lecture is free and open to the public.
DeMallie will discuss the use of Lakota winter counts, which are pictorial calendars painted on buffalo hides by the Lakota Sioux Indians, as historical sources. The lecture is sponsored by Denison’s Sharp Lecture Series in American history.
The Sharp Lecture Series was established in honor of Donald Eugene Sharp, a 1952 Denison graduate, by his son John Sharp in recognition of their shared interest in American history. The fund brings distinguished American historians to Denison.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Raymond DeMallie, professor of anthropology at Indiana University, speaks on the use of Lakota winter counts as a historical source at 7 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 5, at the Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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