2007 Summer Cultural Demonstrators
Contact: Rita Garcia, (928) 524-6228 ext. 273
Petrified Forest National Park Announces 2007 Summer Cultural Demonstrator Program
Petrified Forest, AZ - May 2007 kicked-off the beginning of the Petrified Forest National Park’s Summer Cultural Demonstrator Program. This program will provide the opportunity for regional peoples to share their history and traditional crafts in the dynamic setting of Petrified Forest National Park. The park has scheduled demonstrators on Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend to participate in the program. The goal of the program is to further the public’s understanding and appreciation of the rich diversity of human tradition and history in this region.
Cultural Demonstrator List:
Saturday, June 23
Saturday, June 30
Saturday, July 7
Saturday, July 28
Saturday, August 4
Saturday, August 18
Saturday September 1
Other demonstrators TBA
For more information call (928) 524-6228 weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park.
Did You Know?
Standing on the edge of a vast badlands landscape, a Spanish explorer is rumored to have named the area "El Desierto Pintado" (The Painted Desert) because the hills looked like they were painted with the colors of the sunset.