Tuxedo library celebrates Native American Heritage

Programs designed for children and adults, featuring dance, art, spirituality and history


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  • Provided photo Members of the Redhawk Dance Troupe will be performing this coming Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Tuxedo Park Library.




— The Tuxedo Park Library will host a Native American Heritage Celebration Series through November.

The schedule

Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m.

The Redhawk Dance Troupe. This high energy program expresses the culture and tradition of Native Americans through dance, song and music.

For all ages.

Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m.

Totem Animal Art: Learn about the relationships of animals to human spirituality though art and make a totem with art therapist Patricia Quinn.

For ages 16 and up.

Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m.

Fashion a Clay Vessel: Artist Danielle Lafayette will guide you in creating a clay vessel using early clay techniques and decorating with symbols.

For ages 7 and up.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m.

Woodland Indian Ways: The everyday life of New York’s Native Americans is compared to our modern lives through the use of natural objects and authentic Native American artifacts. This program includes lots of participation, a Lenape game and an Iroquois legend. Presented by Sarah Mayes.

For grades 2-5.

The Native American Heritage Celebration Series is made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Program administered by Arts in Orange. It is co-sponsored by Friends of the Tuxedo Park Library.

For more information

Online: www.tuxedoparklibrary.org

Telephone: 845-351-2207

E-mail: tuxpl@rcls.org




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