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First Saturday, September 7, 2019
September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Our September “First Saturday” event features three interesting, talented people, plus one dog!
Visit with Dr. Lauri Travis and her dog, Dax, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at book signing!
Lauri Travis, author of Arrowheads, Spears and Buffalo Jumps: Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers, will visit the museum and sign her book on Saturday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dr. Travis leads an archaeological field school each summer in the nearby Big Belt Mountains. Her particular interest in mammal bones led her to inquire about whether a dog could be trianed to detect mammal bones by scent. As a result, a trainer began working with dogs, and Dr. Travis will bring with her what is believed to be the only dog known who indicates on archaeological mammal bones. Dax is a border collie, Australian Shepherd mix and lives with Dr. Travis and her family. Dax accompanies her to the office and classroom everyday.
Colleen Fenimore — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Colleen creates amazing pieces of art from gourds. This St. Ignatius artist will demonstrate her technique
on the patio in front of the museum. She will also have pieces that you can purchase for yourself, or as a gift!
Karli Martinson — 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Karli is a local artist and is currently a member of the Sandpiper Art Gallery in Polson. She creates many delightful 3-D pieces with wildlife
as her subject. She also authors and illustrates childrens’ books.