Native American cultural event to explore local historical ties

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Butterfly Wonderland is to host a Native American Cultural Experience celebration on Saturday, Jan. 23, with stories by Native American storyteller, Anthony Phillips.

Mr. Phillips is to reveal the history, Native American connection and symbolism of Butterfly Wonderland’s logo and building including the basket, visual, color, design and structure.

There is also to be live entertainment from Native American flute players Palmer Lokamena and Aaron White, according to a press release. The event is free to attend.

Butterfly Wonderland is America’s largest Butterfly Pavilion that entertains, educates and enchants visitors of all ages on the wonders of one of Mother Nature’s most beloved creatures. The state-of-the-art facility includes a conservatory, a 3D theater, Butterfly Emergence Gallery and more.

The Native American Storytime is to be 12-3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23. Butterfly Wonderland is located 9500 E. Via de Ventura in Scottsdale.

For more information call 480-800-3000 or visit the website at http://www.butterflywonderland.com.

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