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Voyageurs National Park Hosts Birch Bark Weaving

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Date: February 2, 2011
Contact: Megan Wilkins, 218-875-2111

Come and weave a birch bark basket! With the aide of John Zasada, you will prepare the bark for weaving and make a basket in the old Scandinavian/Russian style. Baskets are diagonally woven and the entire basket is several layers thick. The class will be held at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center on Saturday, March 12, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., is limited to ten participants, and costs $25 per person for materials. Reservations and fees are required in person at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center.

This program is sponsored by Voyageurs National Park Association.

Did You Know?

Grey Precambrian schist with bands of white quartz, NPS

The rocks you see at Voyageurs National Park are older than those found at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.