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Whispers from the Past

Customs of Native Americans from the Southeast will be on display at Aldridge Gardens on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the 2018 Whispers From the Past festival. more

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Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, Oct. 15, families spent the day at Aldridge Gardens learning about the cultural practices and traditions of the various Southeastern Native American tribes. more

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Patty Bradley

The Native American festival is being moved to Sunday, Oct. 15. more

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Photo courtesy of Patty Bradley.

The festival, which starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 5:30 p.m., is an educational event designed to provide an accurate portrayal of the past and present lives of Native Americans in the Southeast by demonstrating traditions, art, cultural practices more

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Patty Bradley

Aldridge Gardens hosted Whispers from the Past on Oct. 1 more

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The Whispers from the Past event includes demonstrations of Native American dancing, flintknapping, basket making, fishing and lacrosse. more

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Sydney Cromwell

The annual event at Aldridge Gardens had kids activities such as making clay pots, weaving dreamcatchers, fishing, painting gourd masks, grinding corn, beading, storytelling and learning about Native American tools. more

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Organizers postponed the event for a week because of the rainy weather this weekend. more

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Whispers From the Past returns to Aldridge Gardens on Oct. 11. more

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Photo by Madoline Markham.

Crowds formed around colorfully dressed dancers in Aldridge Gardens on Sunday, Oct. 5. The Native American dancing demonstrations were part of Whispers from the Past. more

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Aldridge Gardens announced its Whispers from the Past event would not take place Sunday due to the threat of inclement weather. more

This month, take a trip back in time to rediscover the culture and contributions of Native Alabamians at Whispers From The Past at Aldridge Gardens. more

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