The Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington will offer a variety of programs in the coming weeks.

They will include "An Overview of Connecticut African Diaspora Archaeology" lecture Dec. 6 at 3 p.m., an artifact identification day Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m., a winter Indian market Dec. 5 through Dec. 20 from noon to 4 p.m.

For more information and admission fee, call IAIS, located at 38 Curtis Road, at 860-868-0518.