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Hurricane Matthew Update #26

As we approach the first year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew… …we are reminded once again of how many people we have to thank for helping us with our recovery efforts. At a time when it would have been easy to see only destruction, friends, family, our glorious team of long-term […]

Hurricane Matthew Update #25

The Improvements have made their way onto the Nature Trail! We’ve been focusing on the exhibit improvements, but we didn’t want to forget to show off our improving Nature Trail! Many of you have seen the beginning of the Living Village, but we’ve decided to add some impressive introduction material […]

Hurricane Matthew Update #24

Come Visit The Museum! See all the glorious changes in person! Though we’ve not posted a hurricane update in some time, we wanted to let you all know that we can’t be happier with the improvements that have been done! There is still work to be done, but we can […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #23

We got so much accomplished! In just a few short days, it always amazes us what our beloved group of volunteers are able to accomplish. In the photos below, you can get a peek before you visit our Nature Trail for yourself! The model of the fishing weir has vines […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #22

Volunteer Days is This Weekend!   What Has Been Done So Far? Most of the framework has been coated in epoxy, carved, stained, AND assembled Framework for the bed is complete Two cattail mats have been completed and are attached Cordage of natural material has been tied around the joints […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #21

We’re Overjoyed To Be Open! Words can’t properly express how we felt being able to welcome our first visitors through our doors since Hurricane Matthew shut them last October. We had a few familiar faces and many coming for the first time, but all had wonderful things to say about […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #20

We Open Tomorrow! While we still have many things to do that will bring us up to 100% done, we are opening our doors as we had previously announced in earlier posts, TOMORROW! New walls! New lights! New exhibits! New paint! New carpet! But the same friendly faces that will […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #19

We’re so very close to opening! While there is still so much to do, we can’t help but be excited at seeing how close we’re getting to opening our doors! We decided to give you just a tiny sneak peek of the new signage that is currently in the process […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #18

We’re Re-Opening With a Celebration! After almost six months of recovery efforts from Hurricane Matthew, the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center on Hatteras Island will reopen April 11, 2017. The entire facility was flooded in October with water levels ranging from a few inches to over three […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery #17 Sarasota Conference

In January, we had the pleasure of presenting at the first annual Sarasota Native American History Conference at the Sand Castle Resort in beautiful Lido Beach, Sarasota, Florida. The conference was moderated by our long time friend and award winning author Jay Wertz. Jay is the author of the beautifully […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #16

We’re Celebrating! As you probably know, we are creating an outdoor exhibit to replicate a Croatoan/Hatterask village typical of those seen when Europeans first arrived on Hatteras Island. Additionally we’ve been planning an annual Ancestral Village Days Celebration where, for that weekend, the village will become an interactive “living history” […]

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update #15: April Event Update

Last Year, a group of volunteers came to begin work on our future longhouse. WOW! So much has been accomplished in just one year!   What Has Been Done So Far? Most of the framework has been coated in epoxy, carved, stained, AND assembled Framework for the bed is complete […]