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GREAT FALLS – Learn how to make your own parfleche storage bag at a workshop at First People’s Buffalo Jump State Park. Parfleche was used by Native Americans to make a variety of different storage bags used for food, clothing, ceremonial items, and tools. Parfleche is an untanned hide with the hair removed. Learn to make your own parfleche bag during this program with Ranger Karlene. Registration required, limit 15 people for this class. The workshop will be held Sept. 23, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

The workshop is free for Montana residents; non-residents must pay an $8 park entrance fee. The class is weather dependent.

For more information and to register for the class, contact Alice Southworth at alice.southworth@mt.gov or 406-866-2217

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is 3.5 miles north of Ulm, just off Interstate 15 at Exit 270.

For directions or more information about First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park visit: http://stateparks.mt.gov/first-peoples-buffalo-jump/.