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Caribou Hair Tufting - September 5th, 2020
Caribou Hair Tufting - September 5th, 2020

Caribou Hair Tufting - September 5th, 2020

Regular price $150.00 Sale

September 5th, 2020 10am - 4:30pm 

Join Sandra D Moore* as we create beautiful flowers using caribou hair on velvet.  Participants will enjoy a day completing a 6” x 6” piece that can be put into a shadowbox frame (not included).  All supplies including more than 10 colours of caribou hair will be provided. This art form, found more readily in the north, is at risk of being lost if not shared. 

*Sandra D Moore, Anishnaabe kwe from Hiawatha First Nation, can be found using her hands to create the work she loves, either teaching or filling orders.  In the 32+ years she worked, she dreamed of a day when she would create art full-time! She has been doing quillwork for only 10 years, and caribou hair tufting since 2017 just before she and her husband left Dawson City, Yukon after having lived there for more than a year.  An avid teacher with a flare for public speaking, Sandra is dedicated to teaching these arts. She travels to many First Nation and other communities as well as conducting classes in her home teaching space.  “It does me no good to know these dying arts if I don’t teach others”.