The Legends of White Bear Lake

The Legends of White Bear Lake

Join us for this online program to explore the many variations of the legend that is said to give our lake its name. We will explore the earliest known sources and many versions that have evolved.

This presentation is part of “The Big Read”, a program funded through a National Endowment for the Arts grant awarded to the White Bear Center for the Arts, highlighting the book The Bear by Andrew Krivak. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Programs are funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z-IjkmEVR3K7yc8ZPQWK2Q

Bear Symbolism in Minnesota Archaeology

Bear Symbolism in Minnesota Archaeology

Join Dr. David Mather, archaeologist with the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, to hear about how bears are represented in Minnesota archaeological sites.

This presentation is part of “The Big Read”, a program funded through a National Endowment for the Arts grant awarded to the White Bear Center for the Arts, highlighting the book The Bear by Andrew Krivak. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xeIvLg3CS26GP029SV3wBA

Bear Ceremonialism on a Global Level

Bear Ceremonialism on a Global Level

Join Dr. David Mather, archaeologist with the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, to hear about how bears have been incorporated in ceremonies across the globe for centuries.

This presentation is part of “The Big Read”, a program funded through a National Endowment for the Arts grant awarded to the White Bear Center for the Arts, highlighting the book The Bear by Andrew Krivak.

Register online.