IAIS museum to offer events

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 www.iaismuseum.org.