Hands On Pottery Demonstration
Contact: Dorothy Cook, 701-745-3300
Stanton, ND: Come and get your hands dirty during an interactive pottery demonstration at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.
On Saturday, August 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site is hosting Professor Linda Olson who will showcase the art of pottery making for visitors.
Professor Olson is Chair of the Division of Humanities and Professor of Art at Minot State University. She has extensively documented Native American rock art, contributing to numerous galleries and exhibitions.
Professor Olson will talk briefly about the art of pottery and will then demonstrate some modern techniques using the potter's wheel. Visitors can join in the fun and try their own hand on the wheel.
There is no charge for the event. For more information, please call the park at 701-745-3300.
Did You Know?
Along with a fully furnished earthlodge, the park also has a garden that grows traditional crops; including blue flint corn, Hidatsa red beans, and multi-headed Maximilian sunflower seeds.