NSU to host American Indian Crafts Day

Northwestern_State_University_of_LouisianaNATCHITOCHES – The annual American Indian Crafts Day will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The event is held annually on the same day at the Natchitoches Christmas Festival.

Native American craftspeople will sell and demonstrate their arts and crafts, beadwork, basketry, woodcarving, silverwork and more. Craftspeople are expected from the Apache, Choctaw, Tunica-Biloxi, Kiowa and other communities.

The Northwestern State Anthropological Society and the Louisiana Creole Heritage Center sponsor the American Indian Crafts Day. All proceeds from sales go to the craftspeople.

For more information, contact the Creole Heritage Center at (318) 357-6685.