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Lesson Plans


Native Crafts Workshop

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BBLACK
28 May 1996 16:40:18 CDT


Native Craft Workshop for Teachers

Offered by the University of Missouri - Columbia

3 hour undergraduate/ graduate credit

Shannondale Community Center
south of Salem, MO in the Ozark National Forest

August 11-16, 1996

Instructor: Dr. Bonnie Black


This summer institute will allow students to experience the working knowledge of
generational craftsman in the native and semi-wild setting of the Ozarks. The
Christian Native Crafts Workshop has, over the years, utilized the talents and
creative abilities of many of the country's best known craftsmen and women. The
program is designed to provide the student with an understanding for the way of
life that native craftsmen have experienced. The participants gain a feeling for
the land, its people, and the history of the crafts. Offerings in the following areas
care offered. Weaving, spinning, felt hat making, quilting, white oak basket
making, papermaking, natural dying, tatting, silversmithing, chair caning & rush
seating, photography, oak bucket making, dulcimer playing, corn husk dolls, and
flintknapping.

There is also an excellent childrens program for ages 5-12 and teen activities.

For more information on this workshop please contact me with your name,
address, or FAX number and I will send you the information.

If you have never experienced the natural beauty of the Ozarks this is the time
to begin. I hope to see many of you at this Native Crafts Workshop.