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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Cultural Demonstration Program at Petrified Forest Summer 2011

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Date: June 15, 2011
Contact: Todd Hisaichi, 928-524-6228 x273

Petrified Forest, AZ—This summer, Petrified Forest National Park is hosting a series of Cultural Demonstrators each Saturday, 9 am-5 pm, at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark. This program provides the opportunity for regional people to share their history and traditional arts and crafts in the dynamic setting of Petrified Forest.  The demonstrators for the rest of summer 2011 include:

July 2           Eileen Yatsattie—Zuni Potter

July 9 Jimmy Yawakia—Zuni Fetish Carver

July 16         Alice Hawthorne—Navajo Jewelry Artist and Weaver

July 23         Otto Lucio—Zuni Silversmith

July 30         Lucinda “Dusty” Nastacio—Zuni Beadworker

August 6      Lucinda "Dusty" Nastacio—Zuni Beadworker

Alex Laweka—Zuni Fetish Carver

August 13     Stephanie Lomatewama—Hopi Basket Weaver

                     Horace Kayquoptewa—Hopi Katcina doll Carver

August 20     Sheldon and Nancy Westika—Zuni Silversmiths

August 27     Todd Westika—Zuni Fetish Carver

September 3  TBA

For information call (928) 524-6228, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST); or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park Superintendent.

Did You Know?

telephone poles mark Historic Route 66

Petrified Forest National Park is the only national park unit to protect a section of Historic Route 66!