Pre-Event Lecture for Founding Families Weekend
“Along the North Fork: Myths, Folk Tales and Legends vs Realties of Slavery” by Sandi Brewster-walker
Friday, March 10
Southold Historical Society is presenting a lecture by Sandi Brewster-Walker, entitled “Along the North Fork: Myths, Folk Tales and Legends vs Realities of Slavery” as part of the Pre-Events activities for the Founding Families Weekend, which will be held on June 2-4, 2017 . The lecture will take place on March 10 at 4pm at Peconic Landing, 15000 Brecknock Hall Road, Greenport at the Community Center. The Community Center is located on the north side of Route 25, just east of Greenport. There is no admission charge for this lecture.
Sandi Brewster-walker will give a talk on the Early Native American, People of Color and Slavery on the North Folk and early Southold The presentation will explore the realities of slavery based on her over 40 years of research Long Island People of Color’s history. She will highlight the legends vs. realities of slavery in early Southold.
Sandi Brewster-walker is an independent historian, genealogist, freelance writer, columnist and business owner. She is the acting Executive Director of the Indigenous People Museum and Research Institute.