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Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center Presents: Expressive Culture Series in Peshawbestown

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Date:
August 30, 2014
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center
2304 North West Bay Shore Dr.
Peshawbestown, MI United States
Phone:
231.534.7768

The 4th Annual Expressive Culture Series is presented at Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center in Peshawbestown during the summer.

The Eyaawing series features various artists, demonstrators and presenters from the local community and beyond to enhance, educate and establish an interactive learning environment to be enjoyed by the public.

Series Schedule:

June 14, Noon-3pm Rosemary Gould: Jewelry Making

June 21, Noon-2pm Donna Swallows: Knitting

June 28, Noon-3pm Steve Feringa: Flint Napping

July 5, 10am-4pm Cindy Winslow: Finger Weaving

July 12, Noon-3pm Dr. Moran: Traditional Healthy Eating

July 19, Noon-3pm Joanne Cook: Overview of Annishnaabek Creation Story

July 26, Noon-3pm Stefanie Staley: Shipwrecks of Cathead Bay

Aug. 2, Noon-3pm Carrie Leaureaux: Language & Culture

Aug. 9, Noon-3pm Steve Wonegeshik: Mirror Etching

Aug. 16, Noon-3pm Samantha Callaway: Beading

Aug. 23, Noon-2pm Alvina Marshall: History of Peshawbestown

Aug. 30, Noon-3pm Amanda Wetzel: WWII and Grand Traverse Bay

Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center serves both members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and the larger community. It is a place where the traditions, language, and art of the Tribe are kept, taught and celebrated. It also provides a portal to Tribe for the community — a place where the public is welcome to learn about the culture and history of the Grand Traverse Band and the people of the area.

Eyaawing (pronounced a-ya-wing) means “Who we are” in Anishinaabemowin, the traditional language of Michigan’s Native people.

Peshawbestown is on scenic M-22 between Suttons Bay and Omena, about 30-35 minutes from Traverse City.