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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.
5/4/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Sock Moccasins Making, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Participants will use tube socks and trim to create "authentic" moccasins. All supplies provided - Kids bring their imagination. For children 6-12 years old. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
5/18/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Kids to Park Day Hunter Gatherer For A Day, 9:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. Activities include a ranger-guided hike at 9:45 a.m., an atlatl demonstration at 11:30 a.m. and earth oven demonstrations at 1:30 p.m. If visitors plan on attending all of the activities, it is recommended to bring a lunch for picnic. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.