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July 2, 2018

Contact: Jennifer Frazee
Hunter’s Home, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 918-456-2751

Hunter’s Home in Park Hill to Host Twining Workshop

FORT GIBSON, Okla. — On Saturday, July 14, at 9 a.m., the staff of Hunter’s Home will host a Twining workshop at the Adjutant’s Office in the fort at Fort Gibson, Okla. Twining is a form of loom weaving using fibers such as jute or hemp, and is a great way to make bags, rugs, shoes and much more. For this workshop, attendees will be instructed by a Cherokee artist in making a bag using this traditional craft. The cost for the class is $56 per person and includes the loom, materials and instruction. Lunch is not included. For questions or reservations please call 918-456-2751, message Hunter’s Home on Facebook, or email huntershome@okhistory.org.

Fort Gibson is located at 907 N. Garrison Ave. in Fort Gibson.

Hunter’s Home and Fort Gibson are divisions of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.  


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