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Celebrating Native Culture with Traveling Native Heritage Programs!

Focus on Lenape (Delaware) Lifeways, Native Contributions, Women’s Roles, Natives in the Civil War, Indian Wars in Pennsylvania, Environmental & Contemporary Issues. Available for preschool, school age, special needs, adult and senior groups, libraries, social organizations, festivals, and businesses seeking Diversity Day programs.

We offer a variety of off-site programs and exhibits for children and adults of all ages and ability levels, including special needs groups. Our presenters can work with one group at a time and are happy to tailor the program to your group’s needs. In addition we can provide exhibits and talks at your festival or conference! Please call well in advance to reserve your date of choice. We help teachers meet Pennsylvania’s Academic Standards in History & Arts / Humanities & Core Content Standards, New Jersey’s Core Content Standards in Social Studies, and Delaware’s History Standards. Our director authored and does programs on the prize-winning children’s book When the Shadbush Blooms.

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Native American Heritage Programs celebrates Lenape (Delaware Indian) culture & contributions of Native Americans.  We offer traveling programs and exhibits that celebrate Native culture & history at your site!

Minority, Woman, Small Business

CAGE Code 6T9P8

D&B# 782811967

Point of Contact: Carla J. S. Messinger, Director
Cultural Educator & Consultant
1522 W. Highland St, Allentown, PA 18102-1031

V: 610.434.6819

711510 Independent Artists, Speakers, Storytellers, Writers, & Performers
61 Educational Services
611710 Educational consultants
61111 Elementary & Secondary Schools
61121 Junior Colleges
61131 Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools

SIC Codes:
82990200   Educational Services

93141707   Cultural heritage preservation or promotion services
60103600   Multicultural activities and resources
94131805    Ethnic minorities cultural preservation services
93131503    Human rights education or information dissemination services
8600000   Education and Training Services
86121501    Preschool educational services
86130000    Specialized educational services
60103606    Multicultural theme units
60105421    Understanding or dealing with cultural diversity instructional materials

Providing programs for:

Federal Government:  Phila. Navy Yard, Navy Defense Supply Center– Mechanicsburg, IRS, US Mint, Veteran’s Administration, Veteran’s Affairs

State:  PA Humanities Council-Speakers Bureau; PA Dept. of Aging, PA State Parks, such as Little Pine, PEEC; Guest Speaker for Delaware Humanities Forum

Libraries:   Philadelphia Free Library – Independence Branch & Rittenhouse Square; Parkland; Southern Lehigh and others

Colleges & Universities:  Kutztown University, St Joseph’s University, Thiel University, Chatham University, Keystone University, Delaware State University, Cedar Crest College, Lutheran Theological Seminary, University of MASS at Amherst

Museums:  Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, Bloomsburg Children’s Museum, Barnes Foundation and others

Nature Centers & Festivals:   Longwood Gardens, Schuylkill River Festival, Walnutport Canal Festival, Briar Bush Nature Center, Tinicum Wetlands

In Addition: Pre-schools & Schools, Scouts, Senior Centers, Nursing Homes and social groups, such as Masonic Lodges, Rotary, Quota, AAUW

Business Organizations: Citibank- Wilmington Trust, and others