At-Home Anthro LIVE
Weaving Memories of Wampum
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:45PM ET
This is a virtual event.
LocationVirtual Event - Penn Museum
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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators. Every Tuesday, join these 30-minute sessions—perfect for kids in elementary to middle school—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, and anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home!
How do you remember important events in your family or community? Wampum belts are used by the Lenape and other Indigenous peoples of the Eastern Woodlands to record their histories, forge relationships, and share stories. White and purple beads are made from clam or welk shells and woven together by hand to create these symbolic documents. Learn more about the traditional practice of making wampum belts and create a design that represents an important event in your family, school, or community.
Recommended Materials: Paper and pencils, crayons, or markers.
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