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Lewis and Clark Reenactor Shares Insight on the Art of Brain Tanning

The Lewis and Clark Festival takes place at Lewis and Clark State Park near Onawa Iowa Friday, June 7th through Saturday the 9th

The event celebrates early American heritage and transports people back in time to the early 1800’s.  

One of the characters bringing this history back to life shared insight on the art of buck skinning with Siouxland Public Media.

Richard Rose from Dunlap, Iowa is an expert in the Native American art of brain tanning.

Rose is a reenactor who is passionate about sharing his knowledge of history for anyone who would like to listen.

Siouxland Public Media’s Sheila Brummer recorded and photographed Rose at the Dow House in Dow City. Iowa. 

Sheila is a native of Dow City, Iowa.  The Crawford County community celebrated 150th years on Memorial Day Weekend.

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