SIGMA XI TO OFFER LECTURE ON PREHISTORIC INDIANS

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – The Northern Michigan University chapter of Sigma Xi, a scientific research organization, is offering a public lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Jamrich room 103 at NMU. The topic of the lecture is “Life and Death in a Prehistoric Indian Population from Northwestern Ohio.”

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Richard Meindl of the department of anthropology at Kent State University is the Sigma Xi distinguished lecturer for 2002-03 and will make the presentation. An American Indian village site in the western Lake Erie basin dates from the first millennium A.D. and contains one of the largest, best-preserved cemeteries in eastern North America. Meindl will talk about the patterns of life and death in the extinct society.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  There is no admission charge for this event.



Prepared By
Jessica Holman
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