Boozhoo and welcome to your Heart Berry Beadwork/Moccasin making tip of the Day. Today we are at this exciting step of pulling out our tracing paper. We get to actually see what our project will look like!! Also I ramble on about being an imperfect beader.
Boozhoo and we hope you are well, Welcome to Basic Applique Stitch and the tip of the day!
Houseofhowes and Fond du Lac Reservation invest in a community cohort of moccasin makers "Makazinikewin"
Over the past three months Houseofhowes artist Sarah Agaton Howes and the Fond du Lac Reservation has been in a Makazinikewin partnership to invest in their community. In response to high demand and repeated requests, both the Public Health Department, and Community Centers have brought Houseofhowes in to teach Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasin Making or "Makazinikewin". We want to be able to have a moccasin maker in each family. This is an investment in our community today and tomorrow. We are building in identity, pride, connection, and community through these Makazinikewin classes. The look of amazement, pride, and joy these artists have is the greatest reward. There is ever increasing demand for our traditional teachings here in Fond du Lac and across...