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Press Release - Bead Working Class Featured at Fort Totten State Historic Site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2015
Contact: Nick Gronseth
701.766.4441

Bead Working Class Featured at Fort Totten State Historic Site

FORT TOTTEN The public is invited to attend the second Bead Working Class at Fort Totten State Historic Site on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. in the Totten Trail Inn, located on the site. The class is free and all supplies will be provided. Donations are welcomed. The participants will be completing their earrings from the first class or beginning a new beading project and are asked to pre-register by February 12 by calling 701.766.4441.

Leading the class will be Mildred Hill who has taught bead work classes at Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten. Hill also makes and sells various bead work jewelry and clothing.

Built between 1867 and 1873 as a military outpost, the fort served for most of its history as an Indian boarding and community school, from 1891 to 1959.

Participants will need to enter the site through the south gate. For more information, contact Fort Totten State Historic Site Supervisor Nick Gronseth at 701.766.4441.

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