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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Memories with Wampum

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 |
1:00PM - 2:00PM ET

This is a virtual event.
A homemade mosaic of a bird


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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators! Join these 60-minute sessions—perfect for elementary to middle school kids—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, or anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home! Best for ages 5–12.

How do you remember important events in your family or community? Wampum Belts are used by the Lenape and other Indigenous people of the Eastern Woodlands to record important events, forge relationships, and share stories. The white and purple beads made from clam or welk shells and are hand woven together to create these symbolic documents. Learn more about the traditional practice of making wampum, and create a design that represents an important event in your family, school, or community.

Free to Registered Guests