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Reclaiming Our African Roots: FamilySearch’s

Efforts to Preserve Oral Genealogies in Africa

2021-02-16 14:30:00 2021-02-16 15:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Reclaiming Our African Roots: FamilySearch’s Virtual Genealogy

Tuesday, February 16
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-02-16 14:30:00 2021-02-16 15:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Reclaiming Our African Roots: FamilySearch’s Join us for a FREE, virtual program on February 16th at 2:30 p.m. EST! Virtual Genealogy

Join us for a FREE, virtual program on February 16th at 2:30 p.m. EST!

In this presentation attendees will learn about FamilySearch’s ongoing efforts throughout the African continent to gather, preserve, and make accessible genealogies and family histories from griots and village rememberers. Presented by: Thom Reed

Thom Reed is a deputy chief genealogical officer for FamilySearch International. His area of emphasis is African American records, research, and experiences. He also manages relationships with community, genealogical and historical organizations for people of African descent around the world. In 2019, he served on the national Board of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) as the Vice President for Genealogy. Reed received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Illinois State University and a Master of Business Administration degree Brigham Young University. He and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of 5 children and reside in South Jordan, Utah

Register in advance for this program!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the program.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Family History & Genealogy |

TAGS: | Genealogy |

Virtual Genealogy


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