Mary Ellen Lepionkas will give two presentations in January, 2018 at Ascension Church, 31 County Street, Ipswich:
- “First Peoples of the Ipswich River Watershed,” Saturday, January 13, 2018: 4 pm
- “Algonquians on the Ipswich River,” Saturday, January 27, 4 pm
Mary Ellen Lepionka is a publisher, author, editor, textbook developer, and college instructor with a Master’s degree in anthropology from Boston University and post-graduate work at the University of British Columbia. In 2008 she retired to research the prehistory of Cape Ann and the Native Americans who lived here, and to document artifacts from Cape Ann held in public and private collections. She is a member of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society.
Posts on this site by Mary Ellen Lepionka
- The Tragedy of the Wilderness: The Colonists and Indian Land, Part 4
- Disorder in the Corn Fields: The Colonists and Indian Land, Part 3
- “Brought to Civility” — The Colonists and Indian Land, Part 2
- “That we may avoid the least scrupulo of intrusion” – The Colonists and Indian Land, Part I
- Manitou in Context
- Native American Influence on English Fashions
- The Cape Ann Vikings
- Appropriations of Native Identity: Pocahontas and the Last Wampanoag
- Living Descendants of the Native Americans of Agawam
- Who Were the Agawam Indians, Really?