The Corps of Discovery: Tomahawks, Rifles, and Food for Thought

On Saturday July 16th at 11am and 2pm, and Sunday July 17th at 2pm, Dr. Stephen Sylvester will be visiting the Sacajawea Center to speak about Sacajawea and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Dr. Sylvester has taught and continues to teach U.S. History at the university level and has studied the Corps of Discovery in depth.  In this interactive presentation, Dr. Sylvester will talk about the weapons used by the Corps of Discovery, some of the myths regarding Native American reactions to the Corps and visa versa.  He will also demonstrate flintlock rifles and provide the opportunity for audience participation – tossing tomahawks and tasting elk jerky.

For more information call (208)756-1188.


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