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Arts in the Park: Dani Tippmann, Chain O'Lakes State Park
Start Date: 7/23/2020Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/23/2020End Time: 3:00 PM
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Event Description:

Learn about native plants through taste, touch and traditional stories. Miami tribal member, Dani Tippmann, will talk about how Miami people used plants as food, medicine and technology, focusing on cattails.  In October have fun creating cordage with natural materials while you learn about Myaamia culture and our environment.  You can make a special piece of jewelry to take with you!

  • Cattail Duck Decoys- July 18, 2 pm Come learn with Miami Tribal member and Plant Tradition Bearer, Dani Tippmann, about Miami traditional plant usage. We will be focusing on cattails in the summer.  If the cattail cooperate you will be able to create duck decoys from cattail leaves. We'll also learn about the beautiful way cattails touch all of our lives. Meet outside the Stanley Schoolhouse for this unique program. (There will be materials for at least the first 20 participants to complete their own cattail leaf duck decoy to take home with them). (1 hour)
  • Plants through Time- July 23, 2 pm Join us outside the Nature Center to learn some secrets, passed down from generation to generation of Myaamia Native Americans from this area.  Talk with Dani Tippmann, Plant Tradition Bearer, about how plants were (and still are) used as food, medicine, and technology.  (1 hour)  
  • Beaver Roast & Cattail Mats- September 12, Noon & 2 pm
  • Cordage- October 3, 2 pm 
Location Information:
Chain O' Lakes State Park
2355 E. 75 S.
Albion, IN 46701
Phone: (260) 636-2654
Contact Information:
Name: Kaitlyn Sproles
Phone: 260-636-2654
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State calendar entry category:
Things to do
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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