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American Indian Guest Artists 2014 Program

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To understand and appreciate the importance of American Indian history & culture, visit Colter Bay Visitor Center & watch guest artists as they demonstrate their arts & crafts from May through October.
file photo: Grand Teton National Park

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News Release Date: May 12, 2014
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3393

For the past 39 years, artisans from diverse American Indian tribes have demonstrated their traditional and contemporary art forms in Grand Teton National Park. This annual program provides visitors a chance to gain greater appreciation and understanding of Indian cultures that are still alive and active today. 

Participating artists demonstrate and share the cultural traditions of their tribes through art forms such as painting, weaving, pottery, beadwork, and musical instruments. Guest artists exhibit daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Colter Bay Visitor Center. Artists also offer their finished items for purchase. The 2014 schedule includes:   

May 11 – 26

Debbie & Willy LaMere

Shoshone/ Bannock

Beadwork & Flint Knapping

May 27 – June 2

Amanda Coby

Shoshone/ Bannock

Beadwork & Weaving

June 3 – 9

Kelly Looking Horse

Lakota Sioux

Drums, Antler & Hide Items

June 10 – 16

Guillermo Martinez

Tarascan Apache

Handmade Flutes & Drums

June 17 – 23

Kelly Looking Horse

Lakota Sioux

Drums, Antler & Hide items

June 24 – 30

Ted Moran

S'Klallam

Northwest Coastal Carving

July 1 – 7

DG House

Cherokee

Painting & Printmaking

July 8 – 14

Andrea Two Bulls

Oglala Sioux

Beadwork & Painting

July 15 – 21

Monte Yellowbird

Arikara/ Hidatsa

Ledger Art

July 22 – 28

Gale Self

Choctaw

Silver & Turquoise Jewelry

July 29 – August 4

Lovey Two Bulls

Oglala Sioux

Beadwork, Jewelry & Art

August 5 – 11

Debbie & Willy LaMere

Shoshone/ Bannock

Beadwork & Flint Knapping

August 12 – 18

Paul Hacker

Choctaw

Ledger Art, Knives & Flutes

August 19 – 25

Jola LaBeau

Eastern Shoshone

Beadwork & Other Crafts

August 26 – Sept.  1

Juan & Josie Broncho

Shoshone/ Paiute

Beadwork

September 2 – 8

Nancy Nacki & Clyde Hall

Shoshone/ Bannock

Beadwork, Silver & Pottery

September 9 – 15

Maynard White Owl

Nez Perce/ Cayuse

Beadwork

September 16 – 22

DG House

Cherokee

Painting & Printmaking

September 23 – 29

Guillermo Martinez

Tarascan Apache

Handmade Flutes & Drums

Sept. 30 – Oct. 13

Debbie & Willy LaMere

Shoshone/ Bannock

Beadwork & Flint Knapping



Did You Know?

Pika with a mouth full of grass

Did you know that pikas harvest grasses so they can survive the long cold winter? These small members of the rabbit family do not hibernate, but instead store their harvest as “haystacks” under rocks in the alpine environment.