• Aerial photograph of Big Hidatsa National Historic Landmark, located within Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.

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2014 Events - Knife River Indian Villages NHS

Holiday Schedule Announced for North Dakota National Parks
The visitor centers at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25 and on January 1, 2013 for the New Year's Day holiday.

February 8: WinterAdventure
Knife River Indian Villages NHS in partnership with the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND) presents a day of winter activities including a snowshoe hike into the villages, other activities, and dinner in an earthlodge with special presentations by Native American story tellers and artists. Advanced registration is required and an event fee will be collected by the SHSND.

May 10: Spring Photography-in-the-Field Workshop
Whether you are a professional or you are just getting started, join the group for the practical application of photographic lessons. All camera formats are welcome - from "point and shoot," to digital SLR, to film. Workshop hours are 10:00 to 2:00 CDT.

June 21: 3rd Annual Knap-In
Join flint knappers as they demonstrate their skills increating arrowheads, knives, and other tools. Event hours are 9:00-4:00 CDT.

July 5, 12, 19: Hands on History Series
Learn about pottery, quillwork, jewelry, and other topics. Come & join in & be apart of the hands on activities.

July 8, 15, 22, &29: Kid's Camp
Tuesdays in July, children ages 6 to 12 can participate in special activities at the park.

Each Tuesday focuses on a different theme. Join for one or all four weeks. For safety reasons, those who wish to participate on the 30th must have already attended at least one otherweek. Please reserve your space inadvance by calling 701-745-3300.

July 26: Music forthe Villages
Enjoy Native American music performed by traditional artists

September 27: Fallin-the-field Photography Workshop
Whether you are a professional or you are just getting started, join the group for the practical application of photographic lessons. All camera formats are welcome - from "point and shoot," to digital SLR, to film. Workshop hours are 10:00-2:00 CDT.

*Fee event

For more information on any of the events, please call the park at 701-745-3300. You can also visit the website at www.nps.gov/knri.

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Did You Know?

Visitor Center

The visitor center at Knife River Indian Villages is designed to look like an earthlodge? It has four tall center posts and a space for where the fire pit would be!