- Friday, June 8th, 5:30 to 7:30pm
- Saturday, June 9th 9:30 to 4pm
- Sunday, June 10th 9:30 to 3pm
Location:Biminizha’an gibawaajigan, WETCC building, Traditional Arts Classroom, 701 E. Jefferson Ave., Mahnomen, MN
Participants will learn about the history of Black Ash Basketry on the White Earth Reservation and will create a small basket. Clyde Estey Jr, Master Artist, will teach this introductory class with the assistance of Apprentice Artist Courtney Bunker. Free for community members and limited to 10 people (Age 15 +).
Please Register with Becca at 218-935-0417 Ext 314, firstname.lastname@example.org
Download flyer: intro black ash
These workshops are part of a grant awarded to White Earth Tribal and Community College Extension Service by the American Indian College Fund: Restoration and Preservation of Traditional Native Art Forms and Knowledge
Monday & Tuesday, 5:30 pm to 8 pm
What to bring;
- Embellishments: sturdy satin, ribbons, calico and cotton fabric scraps.
- a bag, shirt, skirt or vest to put applique on
- Bring your own drawn design for applique
Sewing machines are available and some fabric will be available.
White Earth Tribal & Community College, 2250 College Road Mahnomen, MN
RSVP: 218- 935-0417 to Becca Ext. 314 or Emma at Ext 302
This workshop is a collaboration between WETCC Extension and WETCC Cultural Coordinator. The WETCC Cultural Department was formed in response to the WETCC strategic goal 4.A. Increase Culture on Campus. The department coordinates cultural activities, training, and ceremonies to enhance student learning. It also increases cultural adeptness to current and future employees of the college through professional development opportunities.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 5:30 and8pm
The September response and participation for skirt making was overwhelming so we added an October class is being offered.
Though we will have some fabric you can bring your own pre washed 2. 5 yards and your own 4 yards (per color) of ribbon of your choice. Instructor is Bev St John.
Class is free and dinner is provided
Please sign up- 218-935-0417 with Becca Ext 314 or Tammy 213
We will meet Mahnomen High School in Industrial Arts Room
Friday, 5pm to 9pm : Design knife
Saturday, 9am to 5pm : Prep & create handle
Sunday, 9am to 5pm: Shape handle & finish
The focus of this workshop is to teach those who want to carry this tradition forward. High quality materials provided include a Finnish blade, curly birch wood, antler, and nickel silver for the handle. Attendees can also bring their own beautiful piece of wood, horn, rawhide, or other material to use for a knife handle. Instructor: Steve Dahlberg
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Limit 7 Participants
To Register or Questions: Tammy Bellanger 218-935-0417 Ext. 213 email@example.com