2012 Events - Knife River Indian Villages NHS
October 20: National Archeology Day at Knife River Indian Villages NHS
August 18: Hands On Pottery Demonstration
September 29: Fall in-the Field Photography Workshop
2013 Events - Knife River Indian Villages NHS
February 9: Winter Adventure
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 storytellers and artists. Advanced registration is required and a $60 event fee will be collected by the SHSND.
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 22: 2nd Annual Knap-In
Join flint knappers as they demonstrate their skills in creating arrowheads, knives, and other tools. Event hours are 9:00-4:00 CDT.
July 9, 16, 23, & 30: 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 other week. Please reserve your space in advance by calling 701-745-3300.
July 27: Music for the Villages
Enjoy Native American music perform by traditional artists
August 17: Hands on History
Early traditional weapon demonstrations-try your hand at atlatls, bows & arrows, and other early weapons.
September 28: Fall in-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.
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?
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!