Researching Black Indian Ancestry East of the Mississippi

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Join author and blogger Angela Walton-Raji for a presentation on research methods of documenting African American and Native American family history.
In conjunction with IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas.

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Museum admission required.

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Advanced Quilting Class (4 sessions)

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Learn about the unique style of the Gees Bend quilters with quilt artist Janet Waters; create a small Gees Bend style quilt as well as similar quilt patterns. For details and to register, contact Terry Taylor at 443-263-1829 or taylor@maamc.org.

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Series Cost: $50 (material cost not included). Previous sessions occurred on: March 10, 17, & 24.

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Advanced Quilting Class (4 sessions)

Description: 

Learn about the unique style of the Gees Bend quilters with quilt artist Janet Waters; create a small Gees Bend style quilt as well as similar quilt patterns. For details and to register, contact Terry Taylor at 443-263-1829 or taylor@maamc.org.

Important Information: 

Series Cost: $50 (material cost not included). Final session occurs on: March 31.

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Advanced Quilting Class (4 sessions)

Description: 

Learn about the unique style of the Gees Bend quilters with quilt artist Janet Waters; create a small Gees Bend style quilt as well as similar quilt patterns. For details and to register, contact Terry Taylor at 443-263-1829 or taylor@maamc.org.

Important Information: 

Series Cost: $50 (material cost not included). Other sessions occur on: March 24 & 31.

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Family History Fridays

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Have you started tracing your family tree? Do you need help identifying public record sources or devising a research strategy? Stop by the Resource Center for genealogy starter sessions and consultations on the first Friday of the month.

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Free program

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Family History Fridays

Description: 

Have you started tracing your family tree? Do you need help identifying public record sources or devising a research strategy? Stop by the Resource Center for genealogy starter sessions and consultations on the first Friday of the month.

Important Information: 

Free program. This event also occurs on: March 2, Noon to 4 p.m

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African Ancestry: Trace Your DNA, Find Your Roots

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Join Gina Paige of African Ancestry to explore the cultural and scientific importance of DNA testing, one of the most popular topics in genealogy today.
To register, call 443-263-1816.

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Museum admission required

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"The Black Power Mixtape" (96 minutes)

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This film captures a decade of never-before-seen footage of the Black Power Movement and its leaders, as documented by Swedish television journalists. Erykah Badu, John Forte and Talib Kweli provide narration and commentary.

Important Information: 

Museum admission required

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Advanced Quilting Class (4 sessions)

Description: 

Learn about the unique style of the Gees Bend quilters with quilt artist Janet Waters; create a small Gees Bend style quilt as well as similar quilt patterns. For details and to register, contact Terry Taylor at 443-263-1829 or taylor@maamc.org.

Important Information: 

Series Cost: $50 (material cost not included). Other sessions occur on: March 17, 24, & 31.

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Children's Author Program with Jerdine Nolen (Ages 8 - 12)

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Author Jerdine Nolen reads excerpts from her latest children's book, Eliza's Freedom Road, An Underground Railroad Diary, and discusses how she writes her stories. After the presentation, children will create a story quilt block. A book signing will follow.

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Museum admission required

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