Heart Berry's CEO named as one of the First People's Fund "Artist in Business Leadership" Fellows for 2021. Alongside an incredible group of artists, entrepeneurs, and culture bearers, we are thrilled to be a part of this project. Click to learn more:
A collaboration between John's Hopkins Great Lake Hub and the Fond du Lac Band brought together community members to share about their strengths and resilience. The amazing photographer Nedahness Greene and Heart Berry's Howes were asked to create art to visually represent their words. These pieces are available through Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota, Howes' home community. For prints and information on Nedahness Greene connect with her on her facebook. For more information on custom art from Heart Berry email firstname.lastname@example.org Check the gallery-- Art by Sarah Agaton Howes Photo by Nedahness Greene Art by Sarah Agaton Howes Photo by Nedahness Greene Art by Sarah Agaton Howes Photo by Nedahness Greene Art by Sarah Agaton Howes Photo by Nedahness Greene...
In our ongoing series of Tools for Makers, we are sharing step 3 of 9-- BEADING. This tutorial covers one needle applique beading. For more tutorials check out our YouTube and blogs. We are using our Nookomis Obagijigan Pattern book for these moccasins! Happy Making!
PBS' "Making It" interviewed Heart Berry team about how the origin of our art, how we have adapted in this pandemic, and the joys of cultural art. We are deeply moved by this in depth and well rounded story. Truly thankful. Wild Story about this day: While they were interviewing us, the Duluth Pack/Ivanka Trump scandal was breaking. We were actually talking with mentors, responding to concerned community members, talking to Other press outlets, and planning our break with Duluth Pack DURING THIS INTERVIEW!! and that's another day at Heart Berry.
In our new series "Makizinikewin" we share 9 tutorial videos on Ojibwe Split Toe Moccasin making. Step 1 of 9 here is an introduction, explanation of the different styles, supplies, and cutting out the pattern. We are using our Nookomis Obagijigan pattern book in this tutorial. Happy Making!!