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Hupa Basketmaker to Lead Workshops at Satwiwa Culture Center

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Date: January 26, 2011

Hupa Basketmaker to Lead Workshops at Satwiwa Culture Center

(Newbury Park, CA) On Sunday, February 6, Hupa artisan and storyteller Kat High will serve as the guest host at Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center in Newbury Park. As the guest host, Ms. High will conduct two free workshops on how to make round reed baskets and will tell traditional Native American stories. The first two-hour workshop begins at 10:00 a.m. and the second workshop begins at 1:00 p.m. All ages are welcome. The program and parking are free. For more information call the National Park Service Visitor Center at (805) 370-2301.

Directions to Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center: From the Ventura Freeway (101), exit at Wendy Drive and head south. Turn right on Lynn Road. Turn left on Via Goleta. Continue all the way to a parking lot where the road ends. Walk 0.3 miles to the Culture Center.

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Did You Know?

Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feurer were instrumental in the movement to create a national recreation area near Los Angeles.

Four state parks were the triumph of a grassroots movement to protect open spaces minutes from Los Angeles in the 1950s & 60s. Three women, Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feuer further galvanized the movement that helped make Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area a reality in 1978.