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Archaeologist Scott R. Ferrara presents the history of witchcraft in Colonial New York. In this lecture, you will learn a brief overview of life ways during the 1600's in New England and New York, cultural responses to witchcraft by Native Americans, Enslaved African people, and European Settlers, types of anti-witchcraft artifacts that have been recently excavated from historic structures, and the stories of several  people accused of witchcraft in New York State during the colonial  period.
About the Presenter:
Scott R. Ferrara is a historical archaeologist specializing in colonialism in the northeast United States. He is currently a Ph.D. student at The Graduate Center, City University of New York and teaches courses at Queens College.



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History of Witchcraft in Colonial New York

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