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Save the date Washita Battlefield National Historic Site announces the fifth annual Teacher's Workshop
Contact: Kathryn Harrison, 580-497-2742
"Save the date!" Washita Battlefield National Historic Site announces the fifth annual Teacher's Workshop
The date for the fifth annual Teacher's Workshop: A Window on our World: Bringing Cheyenne and Arapaho Perspectives into the Classroom has been set for Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 8:45 am until 4:00 pm at the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site in Cheyenne, Oklahoma.
"This workshop is an example of a successful partnership between the Cheyenne and Arapaho Department of Education, the National Park Service and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College," said Washita Chief of Interpretation, Frank Torres. "We invite all teachers to spend the day with us to learn about the culture and traditions of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribe and how to integrate this knowledge into their curriculum and classrooms."
This year's workshop is limited to the first 50 teachers who register. Remember to get your application in early!For additional information and an application, contact Education coordinator, Kathryn Harrison, at 580-497-2742 or visit the park website, www.nps.gov/waba.
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Washita Battlefield National Historic Site protects and interprets the setting along the
Did You Know?
As Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his men rode towards Black Kettle's camp they endured four days of blizzard conditions. Several troops were affected by the inclement weather including field surgeons Henry Lippincott and William Renicke both of whom were stricken with snow blindness.