Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

Home | Classifieds | Place an Ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Obituaries | Contact Us | Subscribe | e-newsletter | RSS | GrandCanyonTourGuide.com
Grand Canyon News | Grand Canyon, Arizona

home : features : features September 15, 2014


3/20/2012 9:14:00 AM
Grand Canyon to host Archaeology Day Saturday
Williams-Grand Canyon News


GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Saturday, Grand Canyon National Park will host its fifth annual Archeology Day in honor of Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. All activities are free and family friendly and will take place between the hours of 10 a.m. 4 p.m. at the Shrine of the Ages.

The event will feature opportunities for visitors to try their hands at making clay pinch pots and split-twig figurines; creating rock art using scratch art paper; coloring Hopi pot designs; sifting for artifacts; and planting corn, beans and squash seeds - traditional foods of the park's native peoples.

Archeology Day will conclude with a very special evening program by Shonto Begay, artist, author, educator and Grand Canyon Master Artist-in-Residence. Begay's program will begin at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at the Shrine of Ages Auditorium located on the South Rim near Parking Lot A.


    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Explosives found in Valle mini storage area

•   Feds order six plants to clear park skies by cutting emissions

•   Thinning project close to the Visitor Center starts this week

•   Fire near Tusayan reaches final size at almost 3,000 acres

•   Biologists designate park Globally Important Bird Area





Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. The email and phone info you provide will not be visible to the public. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to 1300 characters or less. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit your comment entries to five(5) per day.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

HSE - We want to hear from you
Find more about Weather in Grand Canyon, AZ
Click for weather forecast






Find It Features Blogs Milestones Submit Extras Other Publications
Home | Classifieds | Place an Ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Obituaries | Contact Us | Subscribe | e-newsletter | RSS | Site Map
Superior Propane

© Copyright 2014 Western News&Info, Inc.® Grand Canyon News is the information source for Grand Canyon, Arizona and surrounding communities. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Williams GC Newspapers Inc. Grand Canyon News Online is a service of Williams GC Newspapers Inc. By using the Site, grandcanyonnews.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the site's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the site. Click here to submit your questions, comments or suggestions. Grand Canyon News Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved