Moundville Archaeological Park

Educational Outreach

Want to give your students the Moundville experience but can’t make the trip? Let us bring Alabama Indian culture to you!

For more information or to book a program, please contact our education department at (205) 371-8732 or llrasco@ua.edu. Programs are subject to availability and must be scheduled at least one week in advance.

Mother Earth & the Three Sisters

children showing off their friendship bracelets

Participants learn how plants were used for tools, weapons, food, and medicine. See objects made from a variety of plants and make a friendship bracelet from plant fibers. Also get a chance to grind corn, try “Black Drink” (a Southeastern Indian tea) and sample authentic Indian trail mix.

Price: $100 instructor fee plus $2 per person supply charge. Up to 25 people per presentation. Can be scheduled for up to 3 classes per day. Rate includes mileage for up to a 50-mile radius.

10,000 Years in an Hour

Learn about the archaeology, prehistory, and history of Alabama Indians. Your group will get to see and touch artifacts and reproductions representing cultures as old as 10,000 B.C. You will also learn the basic principles of archaeology and what distinguishes different prehistoric Indian cultures from one another. Speaker can come dressed in historic Southeastern Indian clothing.

Price: $75 instructor fee for up to 60 students per presentation. Rate includes mileage for up to a 50-mile radius.