Turtle Moons: The Turtle & The Creation Story

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Turtle Moons: The Turtle & The Creation Story


Event on 2011-02-13 14:00:00 at Inwood Hill Park

218th and Indian Road
New York, United States

Event Description

Turtle Moons is a family-friendly art workshop where children will learn about the Turtle’s role in the Creation Story and its relationship to the Moon as told by many Native Americans. While Nadema Agard tells the story of the Turtle and the Moon, the children will create two-dimensional collages and then, transform them into three-dimensional paper turtle sculptures to take home.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please - No children younger than 6 years old. Space is limited so please arrive on time. First come; first served.

This program is wheelchair accessible.

About Nadema Agard: Ms. Agard is the Director of Red Earth Studio Consulting/Productions. Agard (Cherokee/Lakota/Powhatan) is an artist, illustrator, published author, scholar, curator, speaker, museum professional and consultant in Repatriation and Multicultural/Native American arts and cultures. With a B.S. degree in Art Education from New York University, and an M.A. degree in Arts and Education from Teacher's College, Columbia University, she is a former Museum Professional of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

This program is generously supported by the Greenacre Foundation.

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