Moose Hide Slipper Workshop February 17-19

Learn to make moose-hide slippers!  In this 3-day, hands-on workshop you will make your own moose-hide slippers under the direction of Hangwich’in Athabascan beader and skin-sewer Adeline Juneby Potts.

All supplies will be provided, except you must bring your own beaded slipper top.

February 17, 18, & 19:  Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Monday from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Morris Thompson Center.

Class is limited to the first 15 people to pay class fee of $275.

For reservations or information, contact TCC Cultural Programs at 907.459.3741, or cultural.programs@tananachiefs.org.

2018 Cultural Traditions Workshops: funded in part by The CIRI Foundation, ExxonMobil, and Alaska State Council of the Arts

Cultural Immersion: Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fairbanks: Feb 21  with Jorie Paoli, First Alaskans Institute

Fry Bread Making: March 2-3 12pm-4pm with  Dixie Alexander

Beading/Caribou Tufting/Porcupine Quill Work:  March 3-4 with Emma Hildebrand

Gwich’in Athabascan Fiddle Dance: March 14-17  – Dance lessons each night from 7 to 8 pm. Learn the Jig, Square Dance, Rabbit Dance, Handkerchief Dance, and Neets’ee’tlyaa!

Open Mic Night: March 15, 7-9pm: Co-hosted by the fabulous Amanda Frank & Tonya Garnett. Come
share your special talent – poetry, singing, comedy, drumming, music, magic.

Snowshoe Making: April 2018 with George Albert

Athabascan Drum Making: May 5-6 with Kenneth Frank

Dry Fish cutting & Smoking and Jarred Pickled Salmon: July 2018 (2 days) with Dixie Alexander

Traditional Medicines:  August 2018 (1 day) with Adrienne Titus

Canvas Boots: Date TBD (2 days) with Sasha Housley

Birch Bark Baskets:  Date TBD (2 days) with Tina Custer

Kuspuk Making: Date TBD (2 days), Instructor TBD

Storytelling – Historical Alaska Native Warriors: Date TBD, 1-night event for Young Emerging
Leaders and invited community

For reservations or information, contact TCC Cultural Programs at 907.459.3741 or cultural.programs@tananachiefs.org

Cultural Traditions Workshops are funded in part by The CIRI Foundation, ExxonMobil, and Alaska State Council of the Arts