The Clinton County Genealogical Society recently held its annual picnic with Jim Burge, Vice President , opening the meeting. Suzanne Madison introduced the guest speaker Carol Darnell from the National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture.
Jim said a blessing over the food and member enjoyed a picnic meal before Carol’s presentation — “Dolls in Native American Culture.”
She displayed examples of dolls as toys, for ritual use, and for trade and as art. She also discussed Plains, Chippewa, Artic, Navajo, Eastern Woodland, Cherokee, Delaware, Mayan, Pueblo and Cochiti dolls.
The next scheduled meeting of the CCGS is at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the History Center meeting room, 149 E. Locust St., Wilmington. The program will be, ”When your Research Hits A Brick Wall” presented by Dana Palmer.
The programs are open to the public and everyone is welcome.