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CHICAGO Thursday night launched the collaboration of the Chicago Children's Museum and community partners throughout Chicagoland, a series of
first person programs that celebrate the traditions and arts of various cultures entitled
Passport to the World. Beginning the series is the passport to Native America.
Museum Partners are the American Indian Center, Kateri Center
& Chicago Public Schools-T7 American Indian Family Resource Center
It is a three day event that focuses on music, dance, art, games and food of Native America. The event opens with a beadwork display, drum and grass dancers and storytelling. Activities for the following days include beadwork, corn husk dolls, storytelling, flute making and fry bread tasting. It is open to the public and encourages children of all ages and cultures to partake in different cultures.
Partnering with the museum is the American Indian Center, Kateri Center of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools-T7 American Indian Family Resource Center, which also provide bus services to the event for Chicago Indians.
This limited time event continues today.
Friday, September 21, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday, September 22, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
600 East Grand Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60611
posted September 21, 2012 10:10 am edt