Category Archives: Workshops

Skills Training: Plowing Workshop

Since I began working for the Oklahoma Historical Society, Tillers International has been on my bucket list of places to visit. When ALHFAM announced the first STP (Skills, Training, and Preservation) plowing workshop was going to be held at Tillers … Continue reading

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Cherokee National Treasures to Teach ALHFAM Conference Workshops

The 2018 Program Committee has been busy lining up some special workshops for the conference in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Three workshops will be taught by Cherokee National Treasures. National Treasures are Cherokee Nation citizens who have been recognized for their exceptional … Continue reading

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Updates from Montana…

Susan Reckseidler says: The keynote address at the tri-regional conference was delivered by none other than Calamity Jane… aka, Joyce Theirer, Phd, from Ride Into History. The key to successful Living History is to be authentic and accurate… and Jane/Joyce … Continue reading

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Pottery Talk

One of our expert historical potters, Mary Ferrell, lead a hands-on session out in one of the pavillions today.  Lots of history as well as getting one’s hands on some clay. -Katie Boardman

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Making Our Own Zithers

A popular make and take workshop was for making your own musical instrument- a zither. Participants were cutting, gluing, clamping, drilling, stringing  up and tuning their own instrument to take home. A local instrument builder and musician and his wife … Continue reading

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Educate Those Kids About Food and Farming!

There was a full workshop for the all-day consideration of teaching kids about food and farming.  Lots of good looking books, toys and posters were around the room. In the afternoon the whole class was out on the lawn walking … Continue reading

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Bakers and Millers Get Together

Picture a sunny day, blue sky, white tent under a shade tree- and a bunch of ALHFAM millers and bakers ready to get into the nitty gritty of milling, making yeast and baking. Perfect combo.  Some of the best in … Continue reading

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