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Black History Month:
The Nilotic People (Virtual)

February 24 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: The Nilotic People

Advance registration is required.

Presenter: Erika Cosme, content and interpretation developer at The Mariner’s Museum

Join us for a virtual Black History Month program with Erika Cosme, the Museum’s content and interpretation developer, as she digs into the history of the Nilotic people who are indigenous to the Nile Valley in Africa.

Viewers are welcome to send any comments or questions to Erika, and she will answer them following her talk.

About the presentation:
Regions around the Nile River are home to the indigenous Nilotic people. For thousands of years, they have migrated along the Nile’s tributaries, populating the landscape. Nilotic Peoples delves into the cultures, traditions, and practices of many of these tribal groups, and how they are viewed in our world today.

This program is part of our Black History Month series.
Click here to view a complete list.

Black History Month:

Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: The Nilotic People
Thursday, February 24, 2022 • 1 p.m. (ET)

Pre-registration is required.
For additional assistance, questions or support, please contact us at: [email protected].

Can’t attend?
No problem! Many of our programs and lectures are uploaded to our YouTube Channel shortly afterwards.


February 24
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222