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Speaker Series: Native Basketry

Native American Basketry: Culture and Significance

This winter join us at Lake Perris to discover the amazing natural and cultural history of the area!  These family-friendly presentations typically last about one-hour, and are fun-filled interactive educational opportunities for everyone!  Our presenters are experts in their fields and they know how to “wow” a crowd.  Don’t miss out on the fun!  Reservations are not required except for groups over 10 people.  For more information call the Ya’i Heki’ Regional Indian Museum at (951)940-5657.

Date: Saturday, March 2nd

Time: 11:00am

Cost: Discounted park entry fee of $5.00 per vehicle

Meeting Location: Ya’i Heki’ Regional Indian Museum at Lake Perris

Presenter: Abe Sanchez, Local Native American Basket Weaver

      Have you ever admired the intricate beauty of a Native American basket?  There are hours of hard work, patience, and perseverance that goes into creating each one of these one-of-a-kind cultural treasures.  Learn from Mr. Sanchez the cultural significance of basketry to Native Americans of California, and why he continues to keep this tradition thriving in our communities.  

Cost: Discounted park entry fee of $5.00 per vehicle


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