Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Holiday Schedule Posted For National Park Units In North Dakota

The year-end holidays will bring some closures to the national parks in North Dakota.

A Year In The Parks: From Arches National Park To Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Living in the Rocky Mountains is a great asset when it comes to visiting national parks, for there are so many in just about any direction you head. The past year took me north and south through the region to a diverse collection parks, and I also ventured to Virginia to explore the National Park System.

Check Out The National Parks We Explored In 2012

Part of the fun of the National Park System is exploring the various units to see what they have to offer. Here's a look at parks the Traveler "explored" in 2012.

Mystery Photo 57 Revealed: Safe Storage

A parfleche at Knife River Indian Villages NHS. Copyright Kurt Repanshek
This colorful object was made by Native American tribes and used both as a suitcase of sorts or to store clothing or food.

Wireless Allows Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site To Connect With Classrooms

Thanks to the arrival of wireless technology, an early 19th century setting on the plains of North Dakota can be transmitted to 21st century classrooms across the country.

Exploring Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Overlooking the Knife River not far from its confluence with the Missouri, Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site today preserves vestiges of what 200 years ago was the heart of Northern Plains tribal trade.

Opportunity To Learn Native American Stories About Stars Above Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Summer is a great time to star-gaze, thanks to the normally comfortable night-time temperatures. If you find yourself near Stanton, North Dakota, this week, stop by the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site and you can gain some insights into how Native Americans interpreted what they saw overhead.

31st Annual Cultural Fest Coming To Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Late This Month

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site will host the 31st annual Culture Fest on July 28-29 with a strong list of presenters after traditional skills such as flint knapping and beadwork.

Learn About Fur Trading Days During Book Signing At Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

You can learn about the fur trading days of the 19th century, and pick the brains of some experts on the period, during an upcoming book signing at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site in North Dakota.

National Park Mystery Spot 32 Revealed: A Domed Domicile

Sacagawea once lived in one like this.

Visually Impaired Students Retracing Oregon and California National Historic Trails.

Students with trail marker
A combination of modern technology and hands-on interpretation is helping a group of students from the Kansas State School for the Blind on an expedition of discovery this month. They're visiting several NPS sites while retracing the routes of the Oregon and California National Historic Trails

National Park Quiz 49: “Bones and Stones”

This week’s quiz will find out how much you know about archeological research and the remains of past human life and culture in our national parks. Answers are at the end. If we catch you peeking, we’ll make you write on the whiteboard 100 times: “Archeology derives from the Greek ἀρχαιολογία, archaiologia – ἀρχαῖος, archaīos and -λογία, -logia.”
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