Posts under: Craft Tutorials

Drumstick Making with Shawn Littlebear

Calling all creative natives! Have you been watching all the amazing tutorials on Cheyenne and Arapaho Television (CATV47)? The Native Drum with host Shawn Littlebear shows us a lot of helpful drum making tips and techniques. In this two part tutorial, Littlebear demonstrates how to make drumsticks. Get your materials...

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Making Regalia: Ladies Bag

On this episode of Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge, he gives us step by step instructions on how to make a simple, decorative carry bag. Juaquin wanted to do a show for some of the beginners out there so he shows us some basic sewing tips in this one. Making...

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Making Regalia – Bustle Backboards

On this episode of Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge, with special guest Willow Abrahamson, they show us how to construct a bustle backboard. Making Regalia - Episode 7 Season 2 from CATV47 on Vimeo. As you know, these episodes are brought to you by Cheyenne and Arapaho Television- CATV47. They...

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Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasin Tutorials

Sarah Agaton Howes is the latest designer to participate in Eighth Generation's Inspired Natives Project. Sarah is an Anishinaabe artist, teacher, and emerging community organizer from Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. Back in 2013 she created a set of tutorial videos to make Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasins. Check them...

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Making Regalia – Straight Dress Making

On this episode of Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge, he has special guest Terra Houska. Terra introduces viewers to the fundamentals of straight dress making. The follow-up episode will show Juaquin and Terra constructing all the pieces in sequence. Stay tuned for that one! Making Regalia - Show 5 of...

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Making Regalia: Dance Bells

Episode 2 of the second season of Making Regalia is out now! In this episode we have guest artist Redsky Whapeppah, demonstrating bell application for men's straight dance regalia as host Juaquin Lonelodge describes the history and significance of bells. Making Regalia - Episode 2 of Season 2 from CATV47...

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