We created this series of Moccasin making tutorials to support makers.
Part 1 covers materials and patterning. For more patterns and information check out our Nookomis Obagijigan Pattern Book! Happy Making!!
In response to the high demand for information on how to make JIngle Dresses, Houseofhowes is making a series of online tutorials available here on the website or through YouTube. This first set is How to String Jingles.
What you need to string jingles
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...