afternoon walk into native american culture
Thursday, October 10, 2019 1pm-3:30pm
Joint presentation of the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts and the Chattanooga Audubon Society. Featuring Alva Crowe as the Native American Presenter.
Intergenerational program for children and adults! Learn about significance of the Turtle in Native American culture, learn a few words in Cherokee, tour Spring Frog Cabin, blow gun presentation, Native American flute. Create and take home your own Native American inspired necklace!
- 1pm-20 Minutes-Visitor’s Center-Welcome to attendees, Alva Crowe Introduction-Turtle Significance talk;
- 1:20pm-40 Minutes-Mr. Crowe will present information on the animal pelts, Native American flute, teach a few Cherokee words;
- 10 minutes to gather and walk over to Spring Frog Cabin;
- 2:10pm-30 Minutes-Cherokee-built Spring Frog Cabin Tour-Mr. Crowe will speak to its construction and the size of the logs. Mr. Crowe will also do a blowgun demonstration;
- 2:40pm-30-45 Minutes-Walker Hall-Houston guided craft creation. Attendees will be able construct and take home a Native American inspired necklace with the focal of a turtle. Houston will provide an antique necklace exhibition.
- 3:30pm-Event ends, attendees have access to Audubon’s trails.