Make It & Take It — Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

Make It & Take It

Make it Take it 2Make It &Take It: Work with an Alaska Native artist to create your own pair of dentalium shell or porcupine quill earrings, beaded bracelet, or bear claw* necklace. Learn how porcupine quills are collected and prepared, and how dentalium shells and glass beads became part of traditional Athabascan beadwork.

Summer: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm  –  Approximately 30- 45 minutes

Winter: please make reservations

$30 per person, $20 per person for 3 or more.  Surcharge of $25 for bear claw necklace due to material cost.

For reservations or information, contact TCC Cultural Programs at
907.459.3741 or

*In compliance with state law, we use artificial bear claws