Science Café: The Yamasee Indians



Mar 13th 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Blue Gill Quality Foods - 1310 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32601       GET DIRECTIONS

Charles CobbCome to the Museum’s Science Cafés for engaging conversation about a variety of science topics. A comfortable atmosphere provides the setting for lively discussions. 

Topic: Dislocations and Migrations of the Yamasee Indians, with Charles Cobb, Ph.D., Lockwood Chair in Historical Archaeology, Florida Museum

Program Description: The Yamasee Indians of the southeast United States were buffeted by alternating hostile and friendly relations with the Spanish, English and other Native American groups. Archaeological and historical evidence demonstrates how continuing pressures on the Yamasee fostered a migratory lifestyle that traversed Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and ultimately Cuba.

Location: Blue Gill Quality Foods, 1310 SW 13th St., with a limited menu offered to participants.

As space is limited for these FREE programs, please RSVP via Eventbrite (registration opens Feb. 20). The program begins at 6:30 p.m.

Participants purchase their own food and beverage from a special Science Café menu. Seating and food/beverage ordering begin at 6 p.m. Please note that seating is on a first-come basis (except when wheelchair access is requested in advance). 

For more information, please contact Betty Dunckel at bdunckel@flmnh.ufl.edu or 352-273-2088.