LEWISTON, Idaho – The Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History will present a number of workshops, demonstrations, and lectures to accompany its Nuunimnix exhibit, currently on display at the Center until Dec. 19.
The exhibit is a collaboration between the Nez Perce National Historical Park, Nez Perce Tribe, and Lewis-Clark State College in celebration of the Park’s 50th anniversary. It features over forty artists and celebrates Nez Perce culture, things Nez Perce make as a part of their cultural identity, and the teachers of these skills and traditions.
All workshops and demonstrations will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the following dates:
- Oct. 29 – “Cornhusk Bags” by Jenny Williams of Lapwai, Idaho. Registration is $20 and includes materials.
- Nov. 3-4 – “Beading” by Allen Pinkham Jr. of Redmond, Wash. Registration is $30 for both days and includes materials.
- Nov. 5 – “Drum Making” by Allen Pinkham Jr. of Redmond, Wash. Registration is $45 and includes a drum making kit (space limited to eight participants)
- Nov. 12 – “Tule Mats” by Marjorie Waheneka of Pendleton, Ore. Registration is $20 and includes materials.
Two lectures will also accompany the Nuunimnix exhibit. Both begin with a reception at 5 p.m., followed by the program at 5:30 p.m.
- Dec. 3 – “Nez Perce Sustenance” presented by Alan Marshall
- Dec. 10 – “Storytelling – a Nez Perce Tradition” presented by Angel Sobotta and Harold Crook
All events take place at the LCSC Center for Arts & History at 415 Main Street in Lewiston.