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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Cultural Demonstration Program at Petrified Forest Late Summer 2011

Zuni potter Eileen Yatsattie working
Zuni potter Eileen Yatsattie
NPS Photo

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News Release Date: July 1, 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 16        Alice Hawthorne—Navajo Jewelry Artist and Weaver

July 23                 Otto Lucio—Zuni Silversmith

July 30                 Otto Lucio—Zuni Silversmith

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

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?

petroglyphs

In additon to the world class fossil record at Petrified Forest National Park, archeological resources are so abundant and so significant that they could stand alone within their own park!