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GARDINER, MONTANA

A Native Interpretation of Yellowstone from a Blackfeet Troubadour

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Program #20801ENZ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Encounter a Native American perspective of Yellowstone's land and wildlife through the stories and songs of Blackfeet troubadour Jack Gladstone. Enjoy walking illustrations as an honored Native voice and award-winning artist brings Yellowstone to life through American Indian mythology and history, culminating with a live evening concert.


Highlights

• Through story and song, award-winning modern-day warrior and bridge builder Jack Gladstone weaves a connection between cultures as he melds the natural history of Yellowstone with the Native interpretation.
• This masterful Blackfeet story-smith blends enlightening visual presentation and well-crafted song in a live performance at the conclusion of the program
• Discover scientific aspects of the greater Yellowstone area, including its geology, diverse wildlife and grand ecosystem, during a float on a portion of the Yellowstone River.

Program Notes

To delve more deeply into the many facets that make up the Park's magnificent ecosystem - spend an additional week in Yellowstone by registering in program #20595.

Activity Notes

Floating eight miles on Yellowstone’s River Class 2 and 3 whitewater. Walking and hiking 3-5 miles a day on uneven terrain, established trails, boardwalks. Elevations up to 7,200 feet.

Coordinated by University of Montana Western.


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5 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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