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GLC@Lunch: Dennis Culliton and Joy Burns, Witness Stones Project
Through research, education, and civic engagement, the Witness Stones Project honors the humanity and contributions of enslaved individuals who helped build Connecticut communities. The project started in 2017 and was inspired by the memorialization of Jews in Berlin through the Stolpersteine Project. Since then, 11 schools and over 2,000 students have engaged in the Witness Stones curriculum, learning about the history of slavery in the North using five themes: dehumanization, treatment of the enslaved, paternalism, economics of slavery, and agency and resistance. Through inquiry-based learning, students examine primary sources such property, church, and vital records; wills and probate inventories; and census data, in order to understand the centrality of Africans and African Americans in colonial Connecticut.

Feb 10, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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