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IG LIVE Series

Are you following our Instagram Live series?  We are hosting a series of casual fun conversations Thursdays at 11 am around cultural art, special announcements, and exciting work happening.     Watch our origin story here, how has Heart Berry changed over the years?     Today (June 25, 2020) Hannah and Michelle chatted over coffee about moccasin making, and how this artist wants you to be a maker of moccasins!        Next week we will have an exciting interview with photographer Nedahness Greene about the role of photography in Indigenous communities.  Watch for that July 2 at 11 am.   Photo by Nedahness Greene And Thursday July 9, we are very excited to be having a conversation with Inspired...

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Auntie Approval

Where we live there aren't many businesses.  Big dreams are hard to come by.  But we are both hardship and unbelievable beauty.   Four years ago on a tiny Rez house on a dead end road we waited.  We lived next to the amazing Pat and the now deceased Jim Northrup for 10 years.  Pat is one of those Aunties.  The one who raises everyone's children and would give you the clothes off her back.  Pat was a touchstone of our community.  Their family had followed the development of Heart Berry from its beginnings as a beadwork hustle.  When I began working with the Inspired Natives Project Pat would stay up to date on all my doings.  She knew I was waiting...

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CNN features our mask making/donating and our new tutorial!

CNN featured Heart Berry along with other cultural artists and designers about mask making in our communities.  Read the article here: Today we are busy making masks to donate to our local lunch delivery workers.  We have created a new easy mask making tutorial which takes 7 minutes!   Miigwech to all our essential workers. 

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