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December  2018

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.
12/1/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. Come and join us around the fire as we cook food as Native Americans did thousands of years ago. A ranger-led cooking demonstration offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking with an earth oven, showing how the Poverty Point people used earthen cooking balls and specially-dug pits to prepare their food. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
12/15/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. A ranger will discuss tips and techniques for using these ancient hunting tools and participants will have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Participants will also gain an understanding of how and why these tools were used by the ancient inhabitants of the Poverty Point site. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

January  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.
1/5/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - New Year Hike, 1 p.m. A ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. Participants will meet in the museum at 1 p.m. for an introductory video; the hike can take up to two hours to complete. Participants should dress in layered, warm clothing, and appropriate footwear for a potentially chilly hike. This event is weather permitting. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
1/26/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. The program offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking with an earth oven, showing how the Poverty Point people used earth oven cooking balls to cook their food using specially dug pit, using materials that would have been available to the local inhabitants over 3,000 years ago. F For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.