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William and Mary Digest: Feb. 15

William and Mary Digest: Feb. 15

College has new native studies major

The College of William and Mary has a new minor dedicated to the study of Native Americans and their history. Anthropology professor Kathleen Bragdon was one of the several people who spearheaded the effort.

"Because it's such an interdisciplinary program, I could see students who are interested in American history generally being interested. Obviously, anthropology students would be interested from the point of view of regional ethnographic and archaeological research," she said. "But we also hope to attract people whose interest is more international, such as people who are interested in indigenous peoples...