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The Story Behind the Elk - Part 1:
Donielle Boal began playing flute when she was in elementary school and it has continued to play a major role in her life every since. The flute that she has been playing since she first learned how was made in Elkhart, In. After deciding to participate in CAPS Elk Art on Parade, she chose to paint her elk to show her love of her flute and the impact it has had on her life. To learn more about the CAPS Elk Art on Parade project please visit www.elkartonparade.com.
The Story Behind the Elk - Part 2:
Mary Masters is a descendant of Chief Pierre Moran of the Pokagon band of the Potawatomi and she painted the story of how her great-grandmother and great-grandfather married and their connection to Elkhart County. The elk was painted as part of the CAPS Elk Art on Parade project. To learn more about the CAPS Elk Art on Parade project please visit elkartonparade.com.
©2011 Delayna Earley and The Elkhart Truth