Demonstrations on historic pottery techniques such as coil pottery and the canoe building techniques performed by Indians in the pas,t which required a timely process of hollowing out tree trunks by carving out the wood with oyster shells and controlled burning. Children often participate in hands-on activities to actively learn more about Indian heritage and culture.

The Catechna Indian Village longhouse is a scaled-down version of a 1600-1700 longhouse once located in the Indian village of this area. The Catechna Indian Village was once occupied by the Tuscarora Indians who lived along the Neuse, Tar, Pamlico, and Roanoke rivers and Grifton’s Contentnea creeks.


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