Native American culture highlighted at This Is The Place Heritage Park

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) This Is The Place Heritage Park shines the spotlight on Utah's past and our background includes more than the pioneers. 
 
This is the Place Heritage Park includes all chapters of Utah History like right here in the Native American Village, where kids not only get to learn about tradition and culture, they get a hands on experience.
 
Representation of the Native American tribes in Utah. It's an important part of Utah history and highlighted at This Is The Place Heritage Park. 
 
 "It is a great recognition that we are here, that we were here, that we still are here and we shall remain here as people indigenous to this land," aid Sannii Atsitty, Native American Village Coordinator. 
 
The Native American Village allows children to learn about the Navajo, Goshute, Shoshone, Ute and Paiute tribes and tradition. It's also the opportunity to take part in cultural experiences like jewelry making and friendship dances.
 
Sannii coordinates activities at the village and says everything is a learning experience. From the architecture of the village to the canals floating down the stream. Interactive history awaits your family.
 
"I think this is important for the younger generation to come up here to the Native American Village. We are able to share our culture, our beliefs and our belief of taking care of the land and taking care of our families," said Saannii. 
 
You can walk through traditional hogans can gather in the country's largest teepee. You're also a stone's throw away from panning for gold and digging for gems. The village is also the spot for summer crafts. 
 
"They like to ride the horses, make arrowhead necklaces, go to the Indian village, they just have fun, it's something to do."
 
For This Is The Place Heritage Park times and prices, visit www.thisistheplace.org.
 
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