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    Name: The 1st South Carolinians - Cherokee Heritage
    Date: June 10, 2017
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage will be hosting an opening event on Saturday, June 10 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in celebration of their upcoming exhibit, “The First South Carolinians.” At 1.00pm, Dr. Will Moreau Goins will be giving a musical and storytelling presentation on Native Americans. Dr. Goins has spent his life celebrating his Cherokee heritage through his poetry, art, activism and more, and is currently working as part of the South Carolina Humanities Speakers Bureau. At 2:00pm, Christopher Judge, an archeologist and professor at USC Lancaster will be giving a program on South Carolina pre-history, discussing the variety of cultures that developed across our state throughout its storied history. Judge is an expert in late prehistoric archeology with an emphasis on South Carolina and is currently serving as Assistant Director of Native American Studies at USC Lancaster.
    10782 S. Jacob Smart Blvd, Ridgeland, SC
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, June 10, 1:00pm-3:00pm
    Contact Information:
    Sam Posthuma staff@morrisheritagecenter.org 843-298-1088
    Free and open to the public.
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