The Woodlands area tribes specialize in "Floral" beadwork designs.
Anishinaabeg (also commonly called Ojibwe) have always adorned our lives with the beauty around us. However, during the time when our traditional medicines were outlawed, demonized, and silenced elders say the teachings of our medicines were passed along using floral.
As Native people we have adapted our arts, lifeways, and aesthetic to pass along our health and knowledge. Our beadwork on the Mashkimod (Bandolier) bags often reflects this tradition and they often have a special pocket for medicine.
Makizinikewin Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasin Making
(4 of 4) These tutorials will walk you through Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasin Making. Step 4 Odoojibwegigiwaadaan (Pucker Sewing) Sewing Together the Moccasins.