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[DNR] Native American weekend at Summit Lake SP, July 18-19
Start Date: 7/18/2014Start Time: 8:30 PM
End Date: 7/19/2014End Time: 8:30 PM
Entry Description

Experience a weekend of Native American crafts, storytelling, and demonstrations at Summit Lake State Park on July 18 and 19.

The weekend starts at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, July 18, with a welcome campfire and presentation on Native American culture and history. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. activities include an artifact exhibit, crafts, animal pelts, and a demonstration of a traditional hunting tool called an atlatl, which visitors can try. Saturday evening programs will be led by Teresa Webb, cultural awareness educator for the Anishinaabek Nation, and will include making a talking stick at 6:30 p.m., and an evening campfire with storytelling and interactive drum circle at 8:30 p.m.

All activities are free after the standard gate fee of $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle. For more information call (765) 766-5873 or visit stateparks.IN.gov/2967.htm.

Summit Lake State Park is at 5993 N. Messick Road, New Castle, IN 47362.

Location Information:
Summit Lake State Park  (View Map)
5993 N. Messick Road
New Castle, IN 47362
United States
Phone: (765) 766-5873
Contact Information:
Name: Tanner Snell
Phone: (765) 766-5873
Email: summitinterp@dnr.IN.gov
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