For this second presentation in the Jacob Leisler Institute lecture series, Dr. William A. Starna will speak on “American Indians in the Mid-Hudson Valley.” Dr. Starna is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta. He has held lecture, visiting, and adjunct appointments at the State University on New York at Albany, Binghamton University, and Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario). He was a National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities at Hartwick College and an adjunct curator of ethnology at the New York State Museum. He is author of numerous books and articles on American Indians. The Jacob Leisler Institute lecture series is cosponsored by the Hudson Area Library and the Gotham History Center. Dr. Starna’s presentation will take place in the Community Room at the Hudson Area Library, 51 North Fifth Street, Hudson, on Thursday, April 19, at 6:00.