Edith “Lou” Branham

Edith “Lou” Branham is the Director of the Monacan Ancestral Museum in Amherst, Virginia and an enrolled member of the Monacan Nation. Lou has also served two terms on their tribal council. Currently, Lou oversees the running of the museum, as well as conducts educational programs for local schools on Monacan history and culture.

Native Persistence

Jan. 24, 2023

Hikers don’t often realize they’re passing through the traditional homelands of many Indigenous nations. In today’s episode, we’re focusing on some of the Indigenous lands the Appalachian Trail runs through.