Blocks of Hope and Healing: Community Quilting Project for MMIWG2S

Ongoing Initiative Throughout May. Quilt Workshops to be held on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 22 at 11:00 am. Finished quilt blocks due by June 1st. Each year, thousands of women, children, and 2 Spirit Native Americans go missing or are found murdered in the United States and Canada. Gaps in data make the […]

Artifact ID Day with IAIS Research Department

Insitute for American Indian Studies 38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT

Saturday, May 28, 1:00 to 4:00pm In Person Event Do you have any stone artifacts or Northeastern Native American cultural items? Between 1:00 and 4:00, join our Research Department for a small group Artifact I.D. Day.  Join the conversation as they identify and provide interesting commentary about your items. While they can’t appraise or speculate […]

Bark Basket Workshop with Jennifer Lee

Insitute for American Indian Studies 38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT

Spend the day in a woodland environment making a bark basket using traditional materials, guided by artist and educator Jennifer Lee About This Event Baskets have long been an integral part of Native American culture as storage containers, carrying baskets, cradleboards and in burial practices. Bark from pine, ash, or birch was often used to […]