Here is some basic information: The Manuel Lisa party of the AMM held an educational workshop in Sheridan MT. Gene Hickman demonstrated Indian sign language, John Crosky set up primitive camp and displayed horse gear, Paul Degal displayed and lectured on firearms, traps and tools, April Degal demonstrated fire making with flint and steel, One of the men demonstrated beaver skinning, fleshing and gave a talk on hunting with flintlocks. Glenn & Ann Goldthwait set up an aframe with proper gear and spoke with individuals on various topics concerning life of mountain men in the early 1800s'. We also coordinated the event with the Sheridan library board.
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