Join Oglala Sioux craftswoman Jen Runs Close to Lodge for an interactive, hands-on workshop, and learn to cook a vast array of traditional Native American foods. Throughout this experience, participants gain an understanding of the intriguing traditions of Native American food and meal preparation, while crafting a special dinner.
This event takes place at the Christ Episcopal Church, located in Cody, Wyoming, throughout the course of two days: the workshop begins Friday, August 11, from noon–5 p.m., and continues Saturday, August 12, from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. At the end of the class, participants sit down together and enjoy their creations.
This workshop is designed for students ages 15 and older. Advanced registration is required; individuals interested in the class can visit tickets.centerofthewest.org and click “Plains Indian Food Workshop” to purchase tickets. The cost of the workshop is $70 per student for Buffalo Bill Center of the West members and $75 for non-members.
For additional information, contact Emily Buckles, Interpretive Specialist for Programs and Natural Science Educator, at [email protected] or call her at 307-578-4110. Stay up-to-date on all workshops and activities through the Center’s Kids Programs Facebook page.
The Center of the West’s summer educational programs are made possible through generous grants from the R. Harold Burton Foundation and the Wyoming Arts Council.
For all listings of public programming coming up during the Center’s year-long Centennial celebration, visit centerofthewest.org/calendar.
Since 1917, the award-winning Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, has devoted itself to sharing the story of the authentic American West. The Center is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. For additional information, visit centerofthewest.org or the Center’s Facebook page. #100YearsMore