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Dyckman Farm: Scouts and Soldiers: Native Americans in the Colonial Militias and Wars (1750-1780s) with Drew Shuptar Rayvis

Join Drew Shuptar Rayvis at the Dyckman Farmhouse museum on June 24th for “Scouts and Soldiers: Native Americans in the Colonial Militias and Wars (1750-1780s)”

Discover the extent of Native American involvement in the military and militia during the colonial wars of the 18th century. Handle crucial woodland and combat tools of the period such as firearms, water carrying devices and pack baskets; test European and Native American fire making techniques and survival methods; and finally explore the networks of alliances between Natives and Europeans and the power of wampum belts to represent those alliances. A practical black powder demonstration with discussion of the importance and technological evolution of firearms is included in this program.

Únete a Drew Shuptar Rayvis en el Museo Dyckman Farmhouse el 24 de junio para “Exploradores y Soldados: Indígenas Americano en las Milicias Coloniales y Guerras (1750-1780s)”.

Descubre el alcance de la participación de los indígenas americanos en el ejército y la milicia durante las guerras coloniales del siglo XVIII. Manejar herramientas forestales y de combate cruciales de la época, como armas de fuego, dispositivos de transporte de agua y cestas de carga; probar técnicas europeas e indígenas americanas para hacer fuego y metodos de supervivencia; y finalmente explorar las redes de alianzas entre los indígenas y europeos y el poder de los cinturones de wampum para representar esas alianzas. En este programa se incluirá una demostración del uso práctico de pólvora negra seguido de una discusión sobre la importancia y evolución tecnológica de las armas de fuego.

Opening Wanderlooking: Work by Katita Miller & Matt Jones

Part of NoMAA’s 2023 Uptown Arts Stroll and Cornerstone Studios’ Summer Open Studios, please join us for “Wanderlooking,” a show of work by new Cornerstone Studios Member Artists, Katita Miller and Matt Jones. On view in Gallery178 from June 24-July 24, 2023. Opening is 11am to 5pm on Saturday, June 24, 2023. Exhibition open by appointment through July 24, 2023.