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?
Camp Supply, Indian Territory, was established November 1868, to support General Philip Sheridan's winter campaign against the Southern Plains Indians. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the 7th U.S. Cavalry left this camp to search for and engage "hostiles" reported to be in their winter camps along the Washita River. This historic post is located 13 miles north of Woodward, Oklahoma on Highway 183.