Iroquois Cornhusk Doll and Storytelling Workshop December 11, 2003, 4:30 p.m. Education Classroom, second floor George Gustav Heye Center, New York
Listen to and learn the importance of storytelling in Iroquois culture while making a cornhusk doll,as Paul Betancourt (Seneca) conducts a hands-on workshop for families. Pre-registration is required. Call (212) 514–3714. Ages 8 years and up. Plains Beading Workshop Series January 17, 2004, noon–4 p.m. Education Classroom George Gustav Heye Center, New York
Join Amy Tall Chief (Osage), NMAI cultural interpreter, as she conducts a two-day series on Plains beadwork from beginner to intermediate levels. Participants will tour the Legends of Our Time exhibition to look at examples of beadwork and design. Please note that the beads are small and good eyesight and hand-eye coordination are required.
Enrollment is limited. Advance registration is required. Call (212) 514–3714. Materials fee is $20 ($16 for members). Ages 16 years and up.