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Second Saturday Celebrates Indigenous Peoples

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 9:30 AM – noon (Free! Donations welcome.)

Prairie Pines Nature Preserve recognizes the culture and nature ethics of America's first peoples. At 9:30, with drum and song, Lakota storyteller Jerome Kills Small will give a presentation for all ages, "Children Stories, Animal Stories and Traditional Lakota Stories". At 10:45 he will speak about the "Seven Sacred Rights of the Lakota". Mr. Kills Small taught Native American thought, history, language and culture at the University of South Dakota for twenty years and is a translator of Lakota songs and a ceremony organizer. Kids can explore nature books in the Corn Crib Library, and visitors can create an Ojibwe willow dreamcatcher after the presentations. As with all Second Saturdays, Prairie Pines foot trails and kid's Nature Ninja course are open to the public from 8 AM - 5 PM. Kinetic Brew coffee and smoothies available for purchase from 9 AM - 1 PM in Virginia's Garden. Children must be accompanied by adults. Partial funding for Second Saturday is from the Nebraska Environmental Trust and the Nebraska Science Academy. Program support is received from Humanities Nebraska. PLEASE NOTE: Adams St. is closed for paving. Prairie Pines is accessible by taking Havelock St. to 112th St. and then south to Prairie Pines.

CONTACT SUE, PRAIRIEPINESPARTNERS@GMAIL.COM, WITH QUESTIONS

Photo by Rodene Essman-Brchan ©

Upcoming Events!

Second Saturday Celebrates Fall!

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4 PM (Free! Donations welcome.)

Celebrate fall and explore Prairie Pines with the annual Prairie Pines Scavenger Hunt. Prairie Pines foot trails and Nature Ninja course open to the public from 8 AM - 5 PM. Kinetic Brew coffee and smoothies available for purchase from 9 AM - 1 PM in Virginia's Garden. Partial funding for Second Saturday is from the Nebraska Environmental Trust and the Nebraska Science Academy. Children must be accompanied by adults.

contact Sue, prairiepinespals@gmail.com, with questions