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.
Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13: Alice Hawthorne and Angeline Murphy Navajo—Weavers, jewelry makersAngeline will be giving a weaving workshop at 2 pm on Saturday, April 12.
Friday April 18: JImmy Yawakia—Zuni Fetish Carver
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?
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!