Vikings and the Dorset

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 19:30 - 21:00

Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3A6
Canada
49° 16' 38.9496" N, 123° 8' 49.0704" W

Arctic Mask - photo by David Coventry (National Geographic)
Baffin Island Archaeological Dig- photo by David Coventry (National Geographic)

Speaker: Heather Pringle, National Geographic author

Title: Vikings and the Dorset

Description: An illustrated presentation on the archaeological evidence of a second Viking site in North America with artifacts from the Dorset culture in the Arctic.

Heather authored an article on this topic, 'Vikings and Native Americans', in the November 2012  National Geographic Magazine

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/10/121019-viking-outpost-second-new-canada-science-sutherland/