The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

February 20, 2013

‘Native American Research in West Virginia’ topic of program


CHARLESTON — Greg Carroll will present “Native American Research in West Virginia” on Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston. The program will begin at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Carroll will discuss the tribes that were located in West Virginia between 1600 and 1800, as well as their languages, alliances and tribal movements. He also will provide information on how people interested in researching their Native American roots can try to find these often elusive relations.

For planning purposes, participants are encouraged to register for the lecture, but advance registration is not required to attend. To register in advance, contact Bobby Taylor, library manager, at Bobby.L.Taylor@wv.gov or at 304-558-0230, ext. 163.

Participants interested in registering by e-mail should send their name, telephone number and the name and date of the session. For additional information, contact the Archives and History Library at 304-558-0230.