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Sat, Apr 27


Bayside Historical Society

Native American Story Time and Craft

BHS welcomes Donna Gentle Spirit Barron, a Matinecock Family Historian and Genealogist, for an Earth Day celebration featuring Native American story telling and crafts.

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Native American Story Time and Craft
Native American Story Time and Craft

Time & Location

Apr 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave, Bayside, NY 11359, USA

About The Event

Come and join Bayside Historical Society for a very special family event on Saturday, April 27! In celebration of Mother Earth (Earth Day), Author Donna Gentle Spirit Barron — a Matinecock Family Historian and Genealogist — will show the children how to make Mother Earth Storytelling necklaces with beads and lead them in the art of storytelling, a Matinecock Tradition.

Storytelling is suitable for all ages. Younger children will be assisted with the craft. Cost is $5 per child/$15 maximum per family. RSVP below or call 718-352-1548.

Donna Gentle Spirit Barron is the author of several books on the Matinecock tribe, a branch of the Algonquin Nation who settled in Bayside in the 1600s. The Matinecock Indians were one of the thirteen original Native American tribes of Long Island.

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