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Valley Talk #3: Chuck Arning and Bruce Curliss
“Entangled Landscape”

This talk takes a look at the Blackstone Valley, and New England as a whole, from the standpoint of how native communities and English settlers used and viewed the landscape. At the time of English arrival, the New England landscape was not a wilderness; native peoples had been manipulating the landscape for over 1500 years. However, the English did see the landscape as a frightening and mystifying wilderness, while for the Native peoples it was home, and not a wilderness at all. “Entangled Landscape” will also delve deeply into the complexities of language with regards to indigenous communities.

Feb 6, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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