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Back To Native Roots

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Caroline Murphy, a DePauw University student and part-time assistant director of the Putnam County Museum, explains some of the features of the new "Indiana's Native Peoples: the First Inhabitants" exhibit to museum-goers Tuesday evening at the Putnam County Museum. The exhibit is the county's first comprehensive and authentic presentation of Native American cultures that once flourished in Indiana territory and Putnam County. The presentation also included a demonstration from Terry Noble, who played Native American flutes made from different kinds of wood. Banner Graphic/AMANDA JUNK [Order this photo]

DePauw University professor John Schlotterbeck examines part of the "Indiana's Native Peoples: the First Inhabitants" exhibit on display at the Putnam County Museum Tuesday night. The display features between 40 and 50 items that represent a general overview of Native American culture and history in Indiana. Banner Graphic/AMANDA JUNK [Order this photo]

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I am Peshewa of the miami and carve miami and other native American peace pipes, like to see what you folks have from the area here in Putnam County,there other forest people here then just the past native americans, enough said,

-- Posted by steve.abney@yahoo.com on Wed, Sep 8, 2010, at 7:34 PM

One has only to visit Native American festivals held throughout Indiana, tap into programming at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, or visit our own Putnam County Museum to appreciate the heritage and rich traditions of the Indian Nations, cultures which remain very much alive and vital today. Kudos to the Putnam County Museum for this fine exhibit. Everyone should see it!

-- Posted by Maeve04 on Wed, Sep 8, 2010, at 9:21 PM

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