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  • Don Day Flint-Knapping Presentation

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    Name: Don Day Flint-Knapping Presentation
    Date: September 16, 2017
    Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Flint-knapping artist, Don Day, will discuss the traditional uses and technologies behind the creation of primitive tools of Oregon’s indigenous people. He will also demonstrate the knapping techniques used in his own, unique creations. Don obtained his Masters degrees in both Archeology and Anthropology from the University of Oregon, focusing on primitive technologies and the Kalapuyans of the Willamette Valley. He shares his expertise by providing workshops in the use these technologies to create cedar plank houses and other structures and by giving demonstrations and presentations around the State. Don is a Tribal Elder of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.
    Location:
    Polk County Museum Stafrin Room 560 S. Pacific Highway West, Rickreall OR 97371
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    Free
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