Wednesday, June 8, 2022

SLIG 2023: African American Genealogy Methods and Strategies

If you are engaged in researching African American ancestors of your own or of others, then this course is for you.

African American Genealogy Methods and Strategies, coordinated by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL, FASG, is an intermediate-level course designed to build skills that will take researchers to the next level by focusing on methodologies and strategies for meeting the Genealogical Proof Standard when researching families that survived slavery. In-class exercises and a focus on case studies will give students the conceptual tools needed to overcome the challenges of researching during the antebellum period.

Faculty includes:
  • Deborah A. Abbot, PhD
  • Tony Burroughs, FUGA
  • Michael G. Hait, CG, AG
  • Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
  • Richard G. Sayre, CG, FUGA
  • Diane M. Warmsley, MS
  • Scott Wilds, CG
Watch an interview with course coordinator LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson:

African American Genealogy Methods and Strategies is scheduled to meet online January 23–27, 2023. All SLIG 2023 courses will be offered virtually this year. (See you in person in Salt Lake City in 2024!)

See the SLIG Courses web page for more information, including updates.

SLIG 2023 registration opens Saturday, July 16, at 10:00 am MDT.

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