-Blue Ridge Archaeology Guild topic will be Indians in North Georgia
Dr. Jack Wynn will present “Indians in North Georgia” to the Blue Ridge Archaeology Guild on Wednesday, January 9.
He will describe the progression of human cultures in northern Georgia from the Ice Age through the time of Cherokee Nation in 1836.
His intent is to trace the prehistoric and historic peoples living in the north Georgia mountains and their adaptations to changing social and environmental conditions through time.
A native Georgian, Dr. Wynn received his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri after working in Latin America and taught and worked in Mississippi.
He returned to Georgia in 1980 and worked as Forest Service Archaeologist on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests before teaching Anthropology at the University of North Georgia from 1992-2015.
He has conducted archaeological investigations in Guatemala, Mexico, Colombia, and Uruguay, as well as in six southeastern states.
The Archaeology Guild meeting is held at the Dahlonega Parks and Recreation Building, starting at 6 pm. The meeting is free and the public is welcome.