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Cultural Demonstrations Continue at Petrified Forest National Park

Jimmy Yawakia at Painted Desert Inn
Zuni Fetish Carver Jimmy Yawakia at the Painted Desert Inn NHL
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News Release Date: April 18, 2014
Contact: Kip Woolford, 928 524-6228 Ext. 273

Petrified Forest—The cultural demonstrator program provides local artisans opportunities to share history and traditional crafts in the dynamic setting of Petrified Forest National Park, promoting awareness and appreciation of diverse history and culture of the region.

Cultural demonstrations occur at Painted Desert Inn (two miles into the park from the north entrance), 10 am-4 pm, on the following days in April and May:

Friday April 18: Jimmy Yawakia—Zuni Fetish Carver

Saturday April 19: Teddy and Rebecca Goodluck—Navajo Silversmiths

Sunday April 20: Alberta and Weaver Selina—Hopi Basketry and Silversmithing

Friday April 25: Justin Morris—Navajo Silversmith

Saturday April 26: Teddy and Rebecca Goodluck—Navajo Silversmiths

Sunday April 27: Justin Morris—Navajo Silversmith

Saturday May 3: Jimmy Yawakia—Zuni Fetish Carver and Eileen Yatsattie—Zuni Potter

Saturday and Sunday, May 10-11: Justin Morris—Navajo Silversmith

Friday and Saturday, May 30-31: Floyd Lomakayuaya—Hopi Silversmith

All are welcome, and these demonstrations are wheelchair accessible. Normal fees ($10 per private vehicle) apply to enter the park.

This schedule is subject to change; any updates will be posted on our official website:
http://www.nps.gov/pefo/planyourvisit/cultural-demonstrations.htm

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