Wednesday, November 05, 2008

The Montauk: Native Americans of Eastern Long Island

The Board of Trustees of Guild Hall

cordially invite you

to attend the opening of

The Montauk: Native Americans of Eastern Long Island

Saturday, February 2, 1991

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Gallery talk by Guest Curator, Dr. Gaynell Stone

3:30 p.m.


Saturday, March 2nd – The History of the Montauk

Speakers: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

Dr. John Strong, Southampton College

“How the Montauk Lost Their Land”

Dr. Laraine Williams, New Jersey State Museum

“The Montauk Fort and Forts Corchaug and Shantok”

Dr. Robert Venables, Cornell University

“The Montauk at Brothertown and Wisconsin”

Philip Rabito-Wyppensenwah, New York University

“Ethnography with the Montauk Today”

Workshop: 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Alice Ross, State University of New York at Stony Brook and members of the Pharoah family, Sag Harbor

“Native Foodways” – Lecture and hands-on demonstration on the preparation of Native American foods, followed by a festive repast.

Saturday, March 9th – The Material Culture of the Montauk

Speakers: 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Edmund Carpenter, New York University

“Frank Speck’s Work with Long Island and Southern New England Native Groups”

Edward Johanneman and Laurie Biladillo, Long Island Archaeology Project

Montauk Fields: Last Reservation of the Montauk”

Dr. Gaynell Stone, State University of New York at Stony Brook

“The Historiography of the Montauk”

Dr. Kevin McBride, University of Connecticut

“Montauk and Southern New England Native Sites”

Workshop: 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Gottlieb, Technology Specialist

“Native Technology” – Lecture and hands-on workshop, creating and demonstrating stone flint tools, baskets and weavings.


“The Lost Tribe” – A video on the Brothertown Native American community, which includes Montauks, of Brothertown, Wisconsin. Produced by WHA Public Television, Madison Wisconsin.


Gallery tours and workshops are available for school groups in conjunction with this exhibition. School and adult tours may be arranged by appointment.

Call Rebecca Lincoln, Education Associate at 324-0716

This exhibition and related public programs are funded by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Over: caption for photo of woman in native dress:

Emma Halsey Hall, Eastville Band of the Montauks, circa early 1900’s, Cuffee-Halsey Collection, Courtesy of Red Thunder Cloud, Catawba

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