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GTNP kicks off 2016 American Indian Guest Artist Program

(Moose, Wyo.) - Grand Teton National Park is hosting American Indian Artists at the Colter Bay Visitor Center this summer to share their traditional and contemporary art with park visitors. Participating artists will demonstrate and share the cultural traditions of their tribes through art forms such as painting, weaving, pottery, beadwork, and musical instruments. Visitors are invited to learn more about American Indian cultures and view demonstrations daily. This annual program is scheduled through September 26 and available during open hours of the Colter Bay Visitor Center. Artists also offer their finished items for purchase. The 2016 Grand Teton National Park American Indian Guest Artist Schedule: May 31 – June 6 Jola LaBeau Eastern Shoshone Beadwork & Other Crafts June 7 – 13 Amanda Coby Shoshone Beadwork June 14 – 20 Kelly Looking Horse Lakota Sioux Drums, Antler & Hide items June 21 – 27 Guillermo Martinez Tarascan-Apache Handmade Flutes & Drums June 28 – July 4 Ted Moran S’Klallan Northwest Coastal Carbing July 5 – 11 Andrea Two Bulls Oglala Sioux Beadwork & Painting July 12 – 18 Monte Yellowbird Arikara/Hidatsa Ledger Art July 19 – 25 DG House Cherokee Painting & Printmaking July 26 – August 1 Debbie & Willy LaMere Shoshone Beadwork & Flint Knapping August 2 – 8 Paul Hacker Choctaw Ledger Art, Knives, Flutes August 9 – 15 Gale Self Choctaw Silver & Turquoise Jewelry August 16 – 22 Juan & Josie Broncho Shoshone/Paiute Beadwork August 23 – 29 Jola LaBeau Eastern Shoshone Beadwork & Other Crafts August 30 – Sept. 5 Iris Sully-Sorensen Sicangu Lakota Carved Dolls, Beadwork September 6 – 12 Nancy Nacki & Clyde Hall Shoshone