Come on a journey with Native American guests, share their traditional skills and discover their history and traditions

July 23, 2015 - Nicky Hancock

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Three of the Native Americans photographed in the Spirit Hawk Eye exhibition are in the UK for a special in-house residency from 18 July to 25 July.  Left to right; Chumash educator, Alan Salazar,  Comanche artist Nocona Burgess, and Sarita McGowan, member of the Iowa Tribe will provide a fascinating cultural experience for visitors of every age.

Spirit Hawk Eye is a photographic exhibition created by Heidi Laughton celebrating American Native Culture currently on display within the American Museum in Britain until 1 November 2015.

Talks
History and traditional culture of the Ioway, Thursday 16 July, 6.30pm
Chumash History and Maritime Legacy, Thursday 23 July, 6.30pm
Spirit Hawk Eye: Artist talk with Heidi Laughton, Wednesday 22 July, 10.30am – 11.30am
Quanah Parker and Comanche History, Thursday 23 July, 6.30pm

Workshops
Handmade Medicine Pouch, Sunday 19 July, 10am-4pm
Painting Outward – Colour Theory in Practice, Saturday 25 July, 10am – 4pm
Young Artists – Painting in Colour, Thursday 21 July, 10am-12pm (age 8+)
‘Painting Outward’ – Colour Theory in Practice, Saturday 25 July, 10am – 4pm

Other events
Chumash Storytelling, Saturday 18 and Saturday 25 July, 1.30pm
Woman’s Northern Traditional Buckskin dance, Saturday 18 and Saturday 25 July, 3.30pm

For prices, booking and further information visit americanmuseum.org