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Join Us THIS WEEK To be a part of creating an interactive, outdoor exhibit at the museum! What will be happening? This is a big project and we need YOUR help to see it through to the end! The main focus for this even is the completion of the outdoor…

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One of the baskets that you will find in our exhibit on Outer Banks natives is this exquisite eel basket. Eel was a staple food for tribes along waterways and these baskets, usually made from willow bark, were the most effective way at catching these…

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Join Us In April To be a part of creating an interactive, outdoor exhibit at the museum! What will be happening? This is a big project and we need YOUR help to see it through to the end! The main focus for this even is the completion of the outdoor…

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We’re collecting shoes for those in need! In a PREVIOUS POST we asked for visitors to bring their shoes for a donation drive we are participating in. Look at what we accomplished in just one month! We have been able to completely fill one box and we’re…

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All of the staff at the Frisco Native American Museum would like to express their condolences to the family and friends of Rebecca Gwyn Rollinson Salutatorian of Cape Hatteras School 1984, upper tier fashion model in NY, and compassionate volunteer within…

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Leader of the longhouse project, Mitch Mahew, came to do some early work on our project! All of our structural poles have been cut and bent into their needed shape. A few poles have also been covered in the free form epoxy, so they are ready to be painted…

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There are so many different exhibits, each one full of a variety of beautiful and unique artifacts from tribes across the country. Each Monday, we try to bring a piece of the museum to our followers on the internet. But we want YOUR input for how to…

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As the piece is displayed in the exhibit (see first photo in set) it appears to be a simple panel that is covered in beautiful beadwork. What remains unseen is that the piece is actually an imaginative tri-fold carrier for needles. This style of beadwork…

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Resolve to adopt a Native American way regarding how we walk upon the earth and celebrate what is truly important: maintaining good relationships, caring for the earth – she who sustains us – , taking care of one another and reducing waste.  Recycling…

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This is a Bumble Bee (also called “The Scratcher) mask from the Kwakiutl people of the Pacific Northwest. Often worn by children during the Potlatch ceremony; the Bee Dancers would provide some comic relief as they buzzed around the participants. Those…
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