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Lenape Lifeways: Introducing the First People*
November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Presented by Carla Messinger, the Director of Native American Heritage Programs
The Lenni Lenape were the first inhabitants of eastern Pennsylvania and parts of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware.
We will explore the life and times of these peaceful, progressive people, comparing and contrasting their social customs, history, family life & much more with those of the Europeans and Colonial Americans of their time.
This program features a lecture/demonstration and hands-on interactive exhibits!
Registration is required to attend. Elementary school-aged kids, tweens, teens, adults & families are welcome to participate in this program!
Carla Messinger is a Cultural Educator who has received extensive training from the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Mather Center (Dept. of the Interior), American Association of State & Local History, Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, National Trust for Historic Preservation, and various state institutions such
as the PA Council of the Arts, PA Council of the Humanities, and the PA Federation of Museums & Historical Societies.