Speakers Bureau

Talks and Living History Presentations for Your Community

Murder in the Vermont Woods: A Story About Race, Class, and Gender in the 19th Century

Image of Vermont forest in winterThis presentation tells the story of an Indigenous man from southern New England who came to central Vermont during the late 19th century and was the victim of a murder. The story recreates community connections in a rural Vermont hill town.

It is a story about poverty, racism, disability, and gendered violence against women, but is also a story about Indigenous movement and choice despite great obstacles.

Special Arrangements: projector.

About the presenter

Image of Jill Mudgett Jill Mudgett - Jill is a cultural historian with an interest in the connection between the people and the environment of northern New England. See full biography.

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