Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Monday, August 16, 2021
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
During a zoom presentation to the St Peter School in November, a student asked me about how the Anacostia got its name and made me realize I was unclear about that.
2. loc.gov call number for Ellicott 1793 map - G3850 1793 .E42 1898)
Friday, December 4, 2020
The DC Public Library linked to the Once As It Was Map of DC on it's page for Native American Heritage Month!
Then they invited a small group of us (you'll see folks in the video below), for a tour of the new remodeled MLK building and an Anacostan Land Acknowledgement.
Many thanks to Richard Reyes-Gavilan, the Executive Director, and Ryan Williams and the rest of the great staff!
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Principal, Karen Clay, of the St. Peter School, reacted enthusiastically to the information on the Garfield Park poster. She asked an excellent question, which will be the base of a new project - can the park be renamed "Garfield-Anacostan Park?" We shall see!
Working with Erica Lopez, we did a zoom presentation for Native History Family Day and closed with everyone reading a Native Land Acknowledgement for the school.
Afterward, Prin. Clay emailed that she would include the Acknowledgement in the school's morning prayer!
It was terrific to work with Erica Lopez & Prin. Clay!
Sunday, November 1, 2020
To mark the beginning of Native American Heritage Month, this poster was put on the Garfield Park bulletin board on Nov. 1, 2020!
It's only a start, but it is the 1st version of a Native Village Marker on Capitol Hill!