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SUMMER PROGRAMS AT THE MUSEUM The Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center will be offering a number of special programs for children and families this summer. Explorer’s Fossil Pile Enjoy the museum’s nature trail and explore the fossil pile located near the maritime forest pavilion. What looks like a big table filled with sand is actually a treasure-trove from the Aurora Fossil pits. The sand is filled with sharks teeth, fossilized shells, and other fossils dating back hundreds of years. Fun for the entire family. Available daily. Birding for FUN Have you ever wondered how birds fly? What is the smallest bird? Why birds sing? Discover the museum’s bird garden and see the “biggest bird house” on the east coast. Join the museum director for a fun-filled “up close and personal” look at some of the island’s local birds. A great introduction to bird watching and possibly the beginning of a FUN and rewarding life-long hobby. Every Friday, 2:00 PM, June 20- August 30. Beginning Archaeology Learn the “how, where, what, and why” of the original inhabitants of Hatteras. Discover the history of Native Americans using authentic artifacts many thousands of years old. Take home a piece of history - free gift from the museum. Every Friday, 3:00 PM,June 20- August 30. Drum Circle Learn the importance of the drum and music in Native American cultures. Join us in the Dance Circle on the nature trail to experience the joys of drumming with a native artist. Available at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 28, Saturday, July 12, Saturday, August 9th, and Saturday, September 6, 2014. The museum is open from 10:30- 5 PM Tuesday through Sunday, Monday by appointment only; workshops included in museum admission which covers the entire week. For more information, contact the museum at 252-995-4440 or visit the web site at Greorge Orwell Animal Farm Major Napoleon Snowball Squealer Minimus Pinkeye Stalin Jones Frederick Trotsky Pilkington Whymper Boxer Mollie NicholasII Clover Benjamin Muriel Moses Dr Crime Dear Dr. Crime: For the first time ever, we almost had a fight at our church study group. Some of the stupid women said there was not really a hate crime problem, but just fear caused by some of the TV news reports that just have a political agenda. What is the story with hate crime, is it real and how much is there? Conservative Black Sister. Hi CBS. I hope I hear from you more, as this is important. We have had a national victimization study running since the early 1970s and it has trustworthy data and answers. Yes, we have hate crimes. The US Bureau of Justice Statistics tells us that nationally in 2012 we had 293,800 hate crime victimizations. With those based on religion tripling from10% in 2004 to 28% in 2012. Gender bias more than doubled from 12% to 26% during the same period. To make this worse, 60% of hate crime victimizations were not reported to police in 2012. The percentage of hate crimes involving violence increased from 78% in 2004 to 90% in 2011 and 2012. Go back to your church group and ask what the leader who started your religion said about this problem. Do you have a crime and delinquency related question? Write to Dr. Crime at Also, if your child is a “youthful offender” Dr. Crime can offer suggestions on how to work with the criminal justice system. For more information see