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July

23 - Thursday Educators' Workshop

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, MSU Museum Auditorium
Lula Red Cloud (Sioux) of South Dakota, a grand-daughter of famed Chief Red Cloud, will demonstrate quilting, explain the meaning of quilting designs, and talk about her experiences as a quilter and her interests in educating others about Native American culture. Educators will have an opportunity to view educational resources developed by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian and the Michigan State University Museum. This hands-on workshop will explore ways to integrate units on Native American culture into elementary and high school classroom art, history, social studies, math, writing, and multi-cultural curriculum.

Cost: $15/person, pre-registration recommended by calling 517/432-1472

Educator's Workshop: Preview Showing--Michigan Humanities Council's NEW Native American "ROADS Culture Kit"
1:00 - 4:00 pm, MSU Museum Auditorium
Michigan Humanities Council representative LuAnne Kern will give a preview of the Native American "Culture Kit," the newest offering in MHC's highly-acclaimed ROADS Culture kits for educators.
24 - Friday Native Quilting Workshop - Lula Red Cloud (Sioux)

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. OR 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., Country Stitches
Lula Red Cloud (Sioux), whose work is featured in the exhibit To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions, will share experiences and insights on Native American quilting.

Cost: $20/person

Contact: Country Stitches 517/351-2416

"Meet the Artist: Lula Red Cloud" - Native Quilting Demonstration
2:00 - 3:30 p.m., MSU Museum Main Gallery
Lula Red Cloud (Sioux) of South Dakota, a grand-daughter of famed Chief Red Cloud, will demonstrate quilting, explain the meaning of quilting designs, and talk about her experiences as a quilter.