Shoshonean Cultural Days Celebration at Colter Bay Visitor Center

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Date: August 28, 2015
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3393

MOOSE, WY —A tribute to Shoshonean history and culture will take place at the Colter Bay Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park on September 2-3.The Shoshonean peoples of the Eastern Great Basin and Western Plains hunted seasonally in what is now Grand Teton National Park and left behind a sizeable archeological record. Their modern-day descendants still live in the region and have maintained their languages and cultural practices. Cultural speakers and exhibits of traditional and modern Shoshonean arts will explain the present-day influence of Shoshone peoples. The following programs are free to the public.

Wednesday, September 2

9:00 a.m. Tipi Demo

10:00 a.m. We Shall Remain: Goshute- video

11:00 a.m. On the Trail of the Mountain Shoshone Sheet Eaters: A Rocky Mountain High Altitude Archaeological Odyssey- talk presented by Tory Taylor

3:00 p.m. The Truth about Sacajawea- talk presented by Ken Thomasma

Thursday, September 3

9:00 a.m. We Shall Remain: Northwestern Shoshone- video

11:00 a.m. From Buckskin to Beads- talk by Clyde Hall,Shoshone tribal member from Fort Hall, Idaho

1:30 p.m. The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation and Western Wyoming-

talk by Gloria St. Clair, Shoshone tribal member from Fort Washakie, Wyoming

3:00 p.m. It was the Mountains that Brought Them- talk presented by Laine Thom

 

Last updated: August 31, 2015

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