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Bahamas Genealogical Conference - July 16, 2011
By The Bahamian American Cultural Society, Inc.
Jul 10, 2011 - 4:07:15 PM

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New York, NY - The Bahamian American Cultural Society, Inc, in collaborative sponsorship by New York State Senator Bill Perkins, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Assemblyman Carl Heasite, and Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow, presents Bahamas Genealogical and Heritage Seminar and Workshop.

The presenters, who are experts in Genealogy and are practical minded will appeal to, guide, and respond to the interest of a wide range of individuals and groups, explore direct family linkages, give insights in potential land claims, and provide practical approaches to the experienced and to those who want to get started in their family history and heritage. Admission is FREE.

Registration is by mail, fax 212-678-0001, or between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m, July 16, at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd at 135th Street, New York, New York. For confirmation and additional information: call Telephone                212-222-7315       , or email bacsorg@earthlink.net.

Genealogical Heritage Seminar and Workshop

July 16, 2011

About Our Presenters:

Gloria Ramsey Lucas ; Author and Lecturer, holds a M.A. in Education. Worked 30 years in the New York City Board of Education. Educated in Genealogy and Historical Studies at Samford University Institute of Genealogy and Historical Studies. Experienced in hands-on know-how. Past President of the Augusta Genealogical Society. Author of Slave Records of Edgefield, South Carolina. Member of several Genealogical Societies and Groups. Recipient of numerous awards.  

Grace Turner:  Archaeologist and lecturer.  Formerly Curator in the Museums, Archaeology, and Historic Preservation Section, Department of Archives; later in the Antiquities, Monuments & Museums Corporation, Nassau, Bahamas.  Ms. Turner is one of the first two Bahamians pursuing doctoral degrees in archaeology in the U.S.  Her dissertation research focuses on how Africans in the Diaspora, and their descendants, maintained essentials of their African heritage within racialized societies. Her doctorate will be granted in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.  She has also been an adjunct professor in Anthropology at William and Mary, and Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Tex Ivanhoe Turnquest : Administrator and Consultant; higher education at Hammersmith and West London College; Enschede, The Netherlands; and Nova Scotia Land Survey Institute. Former Director of The Department of Land and Surveys, The Bahamas Government. Expertise in land survey, policy, management, and land reclamation. He has lectured widely.

University of Florida. He is an expert in the field of U.S-Caribbean-Bahamas migration, and has lectured widely on immigration and cultural exchanges.   

 www. bahamianamericanculturalsociet y.org

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