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2020 American Society for Ethnohistory Conference

November 4, 2020 - November 8, 2020

The 2020 American Society for Ethnohistory Conference, co-hosted by UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University, is a series of virtual events, including keynotes, workshops, and a session in memory of Professor Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote.  One of the highlights of the events will be the keynote plenary session on November 4th, which will incorporate presentations by and discussions with Indigenous leaders:

  • “Screening Sovereignty: A Conversation with Makah Documentary Filmmaker Sandy Osawa”
  • “Indigenous People and the COVID-19 Pandemic,” with Miryam Yataco, from the Peruvian Amazon, and Juanita Cabrera López, Executive Director of the International Mayan League
  • “McGirt and The Future of Tribal Sovereignty and Decolonization,” with Robert J. Miller, from the Eastern Shawnee Tribe
  • “A Coharie Perspective on Indigenous Water Research, Education, and Engagement in North Carolina” with Greg Jacobs, a Coharie Tribal Administrator, Elder, and leader

Special session in memory of Professor Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote in conjunction with the Carolina American Indian and Indigenous Studies Seminar. Friday, November 7, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

The conference is free to all ASE members and non-members who are affiliated with a tribal nation.
Pre-registration is required.



When it is available, a program will be emailed to everyone that registers.  The program will also be available here.

For additional information, please reach out to Professor Daniel M. Cobb at


November 4, 2020
November 8, 2020