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River Talks: Ancient Shellfishing on the Cumberland, ca. 6000-1000 BC

November 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Aaron Deter-Wolf is a prehistoric archaeologist with the Tennessee Division of Archaeology, and in 2010 was co-recipient of a National Science Foundation Grant to document damage to archaeological sites near Nashville following the Cumberland River flood. That study resulted in some of the first modern evaluations of ancient Native American shell midden sites along the Cumberland, and culminated with a new book, The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee. Join us to learn what archaeologists have discovered about how people adapted to and altered their environment along the Cumberland ca. 6000-1000 BC, and the threats posed to these sites since floodwaters retreated.

To register, please visit this page: https://bit.ly/2M7K0fv.

All River Talks are free and open to the public. You may reserve an optional lunch for $10 or bring your own.

Where: The Cumberland River Compact, located on the 3rd floor of the Bridge Building, 2 Victory Ave, Nashville, TN 37213.

Parking: Free parking is available in Lot R South of the Nissan Stadium parking lot. Permitted parking is available in Lot R NW. Map and passes are below.

Schedule: Doors open and lunch will be available at 11:30 am, the presentation will run from 12:00-12:50.

For questions please email Catherine.Price@cumberlandrivercompact.org or call us at 615-837-1151

For more information about River Talks, please visit our website.

Photo: Aaron Deter-Wolf

River Talks are presented by Nissan.


Cumberland River Compact is a partner of Nashville Waterways Consortium and the Rivive campaign. 


November 1, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Cumberland River Compact
2 Victory Ave, Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37213 United States
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