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Myaamia (Miami Indian) Traditional Plant Knowledge, Chain O'Lakes State Park
Start Date: 9/28/2019Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 9/28/2019End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Description:
Park visitors are invited to learn with Miami Tribal member and Plant Tradition Bearer, Dani Tippmann, about Miami traditional plant usage.  In this last program visitors will be able to assist Myaamia (Miami Indian) tribal members strip cattail leaves in preparation for making a mat. The dried cattail leaves will be strung and sewn into a cattail mat, which were used to construct Myaamia homes. Instruction on Myaamia traditions and lifeways will continue throughout the mat making. We will roast a beaver throughout the day, over an open fire. Visitors will be able to taste beaver, wild rice & other traditional Myaamia foods.  

All programs will be held outside at the historic Stanley Schoolhouse.  Please dress appropriately. 
Location Information:
Chain O' Lakes State Park  (View Map)
2355 E. 75 S.
Albion, IN 46701
Phone: (260) 636-2654
Contact Information:
Name: Kaitlyn Sproles
Phone: 2606362654
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  • Visiting and Playing
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