The Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington will offer numerous programs in the coming weeks.

Offerings will include Mother Earth yoga July 20 at 12:30 p.m.; a program, "Native Americans in Western Connecticut: Surviving European Settlement," July 21 at 2 p.m.; and an artifact identification day July 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.

In addition, the museum's Village Interpreter Program will be offered specific Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

Offerings will include a program of music with Mark Ingram and food writer Dale Carson July 13; Native traditions and crafts with master bead artist and storyteller Janis Four Hearts Whispering Us and family herbalist Dawyn Cloud Alter July 14; a program with primitive technologist and master artisans Jeff and Judy Kalin July 27; and a program with artists Jeanne Morningstar Kent and Vera Longtoe Sheehan July 28.

For more information, including admission prices, call the 38 Curtis Road museum at 860-868-0518 or visit