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

    Knife River Indian Villages

    National Historic Site North Dakota

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2014 Events - Knife River Indian Villages NHS

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 22: Park Managers Seek Public Input for Archeological Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement
Stanton, ND: Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site will hold public meetings to gather input to guide managers in preserving the park's nationally significant archeological resources.

July 26: Music for the 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?

Bison in the snow.

Almost every part of the bison had a practical application in everyday Hidatsa life, including the “buffalo chips” which could be used for fuel or baby powder.