Help Create a Medicine Wheel Garden at First Peoples Buffalo Jump
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: May 2, 2019

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is looking for volunteers to help create a Medicine Wheel garden on Saturday, May 4 from 10am to 12pm. Volunteers will help with rock placement, plant native plants and decorate of the garden.

The Medicine Wheel is represented by a circle separated into four quadrants and has been used by generations of various Native American tribes for health and healing. It embodies the four directions, as well as Father Sky, Mother Earth, and Spirit Tree; all of which symbolize dimensions of health and the cycles of life.

Some tools will be provided by the park, but participants may bring their own gloves and tools, as well. For more information, call the park visitor center at (406) 866-2217.

For upcoming events, check out First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park on Facebook.

What: Medicine Wheel Garden

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019 10am – 12pm

Where: First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park – Visitor Center, 342 Ulm Vaughn Road, Ulm, MT.
The park is 3.5 miles north of Ulm, just off of Interstate 15 at Exit 270. 

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is a National Historic Landmark and one of the largest buffalo jumps in North America. The visitor center and interpretive trails tell the story of the people, the animals and the landscape of the buffalo culture. In 2014, more than 17,000 people visited this state park.

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Alice Southworth
Park Ranger
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
(406) 866-2217

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