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Education at Poverty Point (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: West Carroll Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-07-01

Duration: 00:05:44

Subjects: Poverty Point State Park (La.) | Education | Poverty Point culture | Archaeology


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Reporter
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Dalan, Ranita Interviewee
  • Oortman, Tony Interviewee


This segment from the July 1, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on the use of the Poverty Point State Historic Site in West Carroll Parish in the curriculum of K-12 and college students. Lincoln interviews Dr. Rinita Dalan of Minnesota State University and Dr. Tony Oortman of Murray State University in Kentucky about the research their students are performing over the summer at Poverty Point. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford