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Pikes Peak Historical Society November Chautauqua: Native American Tipis

Presented by Pikes Peak Historical Society at Florissant Library, Florissant CO

Nov 20 2016
Pikes Peak Historical Society November Chautauqua: Native American Tipis presented by Pikes Peak Historical Society at ,

​​Tipi. Tepee. Teepee. No matter how it is spelled, the Tipi is an icon of the Native American Indians. Ed Held, a Native American and Pikes Peak Historical Society member, will be sharing his knowledge of this iconic structure at the November Chautauqua.

​​Tipi. Tepee. Teepee. No matter how it is spelled, the tipi is an icon of the Native American Indians. But not all Native Americans lived in tipis. The tipi was used by the nomadic tribes of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. It’s simple yet sturdy construction kept the occupants warm in the winter and cool in the summer, it stood strong against strong winds, and was easy to put up and take down during a move.

Ed Held, a Native American and Pikes Peak Historical Society member, will be

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ADMISSION INFO

This program is presented as a public service of the Pikes Peak Historical Society. Admission is free and refreshments are served. No reservation is required but arrive early as seating is limited. For more information call (719) 748-8259 or (719) 748-3861.​

The library is located adjacent to the Florissant Community Park on 334 Circle Drive in Florissant.

Contact: (719) 748-8259

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LOCATION

Florissant Library

334 Circle Drive, Florissant, CO 80816

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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