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Indigenous Mapping, Descriptive Geography & Place Names
Learn how Indigenous people explored, navigated, and traveled. Explore how and why Indigenous people graphically described their world, geology, and geography, and the place name locations, rivers, lakes, and other geographic features that were important to Indigenous people in New Hampshire and the Northeast. Presented by Paul W. Pouliot, the Sag8mo or Chief Speaker, and Denise K. Pouliot, the Sag8moskwa (Female Head Speaker) for the Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook and Abenaki People. Free and open to all.

Presented as part of the Museum’s summer exhibition: “Wayfinding: Maps of the White Mountains.” The Summer 2020 Speaker Series was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Learn more at

Jun 29, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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