The Cultural Demonstrator Program at Petrified Forest National Park provides the opportunity for regional people to share their history and traditional crafts in the dynamic setting of Petrified Forest National Park.
The park is pleased to promote awareness and appreciation for the diverse history and cultures of the region in March and during the summer. Through cultural demonstrators, we can recognize the ancient peoples, intertribal relationships, European-descent cultures and even Route 66 history.
Alice Hawthorne and Angeline Murphy—Navajo Weavers,
Teddy and Rebecca Goodluck—Navajo Silversmiths
Lincoln and Bessie Shepherd—Navajo Silversmiths
Otto Lucio—Zuni Silversmith
Justin Morris—Navajo Silversmith
JImmy Yawakia—Zuni Fetish Carver
Did You Know?
Petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park is almost solid quartz, weighing in at 168 pounds per cubic foot. It's so hard, you can only cut it with a diamond tipped saw! More...