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February  2019

Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
2/2/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Primitive Fire Starting, 11 a.m. Learn how the Native Americans of Poverty Point may have created fire more than 3,500 years ago. Connect with our shared past in learning about primitive fire starting techniques using a bow drill. Visitors are very welcome to try out the bow drill for themselves as well! For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
2/2/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Primitive Fire Starting, 11 a.m. Learn how the Native Americans of Poverty Point may have created fire more than 3,500 years ago. Connect with our shared past in learning about primitive fire starting techniques using a bow drill. Visitors are very welcome to try out the bow drill for themselves as well! For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
2/16/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Artifact Identification, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. A chance for area "collectors" to have their finds identified by the park staff. The program allows staff to learn about the distribution patterns of the Native American culture and help establish a good working relationship with the area people. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

March  2019

Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
3/16/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Morning Hike, 10 a.m. A ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. Participants will meet in the museum at 10 a.m. for an introductory video. The hike can take up to two hours to complete, depending on the pace of the group. The hike may be canceled due to weather conditions. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
3/23/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Night Hike, 7:30 p.m. Ranger will guide visitors along the paths of Poverty Point at dusk to observe the flora and fauna of the area. The hike will also include and "owl prowl" and storytelling and sīmores around the campfire. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

April  2019

Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
4/13/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Prehistoric Pottery Making, 10:30 a.m. - Noon A ranger-led demonstration of crafting prehistoric-styled pottery similar to the pieces which the Native Americans fashioned more than 3,500 years ago. Attendees can try their hand at creating items such as figurines, decorated artistic objects, coiled clay pots, and clay pipes inspired by those that have been excavated from the site. All materials will be provided, so no special equipment is required except your hands and creativity. It is recommended to wear or bring appropriate clothes for working with potentially messy clay. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
4/20/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Bird Hike, 9:30 a.m. Ever find yourself saying, "What kind of bird was that?" Join Ms. Roselie Overby, an amateur ornithologist as she walks the site identifying various birds. Attendees are should bring both your binoculars and curiosity for this 2-mile hike. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

May  2019

Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.