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Humanities Montana Speaker Series: Indian Education of Lewis and Clark at Giant Springs State Park - Saturday, June 15 at 4pm

(Great Falls, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today:

What: Humanities Montana Speaker Series: Hal Sterns in character as Captain William Clark, in a program that features the Indian education of Lewis and Clark.

This presentation will take you back in time as Hal Stearns becomes Captain William Clark. The Corps of Discovery needed help from Native Americans to succeed in accomplishing their two-plus year trip. Indians provided knowledge, food, great generosity, stories, and significant moments. This story is a great expression of “Indian Education for All.”

When: Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 4pm - 5pm

Where: Giant Springs State Park
4600 Giant Springs Road
Great Falls, MT
(406) 727-1212
http://stateparks.mt.gov/giant-springs/

*Meet at Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Region 4 Headquarters for this event.

Presenter: Retired General Dr. Hal Stearns is a historian.

This Montana State Parks Speaker Series is provided in partnership with Humanities Montana (http://www.humanitiesmontana.org/index.php), a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Giant Springs State Park was first recorded by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805, it is one of the largest freshwater springs in the country. Families can enjoy this state park by hiking, biking, picnicking, visiting the adjacent fish hatchery, and walking along the River’s Edge Trail. In 2012, Giant Springs State Park had more than 292,000 visitors making it the most visited state park for the year, of all 54 state parks.

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Contact:
Holli Langlieb
Montana State Parks AmeriCorps Member,
(406) 727-1212
giantsprings.americorps@gmail.com

Contact:
Matt Marcinek
Regional Park Manager,
Montana State Parks
(406) 454-5859
mmarcinek@mt.gov