IAIS announces upcoming events
Published 10:01 am, Thursday, April 8, 2010
The Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington will offer a variety of programs in the coming weeks and months.
April programs will include a flintknapping workshop with primitive technologist and lithics expert Jeff Kalin April 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., a lecture on “Firepits, Earth Ovens & Wigwams: Identification of Native American Culture Featrues on Connecticut Sites” April 11 at 3 p.m., a natural skin care session April 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. and a kids’ Earth day April 24 from noon to 2 p.m.
May offerings will include spring outdoor work days May from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and May 2 from 1 to 4 p.m., a “Tech-it-Out: Flintknapping and Fun” program May 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., an artifact identification day May 16 from 1 to 4 p.m., a “Bat Chat: Getting to Know Our Most Understood Allies” program May 22 at 1 p.m. and a “Doctrine of Signatures Plant Walk” May 23 at 1 p.m.
June’s programs will consist of a program with the Sharon Audubon Society June 12 at 1 p.m. and a wild edibles walk June 26 at 1 p.m.
In addition, the IAIS summer camp will run June 21-Aug. 27.
For more information and admission fees, call IAIS, located at 38 Curtis Road, at 860-868-0518.