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September 24, 2019 Events

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
» 24 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
History at High Noon: The Great Ballgame- A Muskogee Story


Misty Penton, a traditional story teller of the Eknv Hvtke Tvlwv (White Earth Tribal Town) and Muscogee Nation of Florida, will share The Great Ballgame: A Muskogee Story Retold by Joseph Bruchac and illustrated by Susan Roth. Following this story, she will discuss Muscogee culture and how the Ballgame manages conflict both within a tribal community and between tribal communities. Story telling is a traditional form of knowledge sharing. Ms. Penton will use her experiences as a native person, archaeologist, and educator to highlight this important Florida community. Before or after the program, be sure to visit the Museum of Florida History and Florida’s History Shop to see what’s new! Food and drink are not permitted in the Museum theater. The program is free and open to the public.