Have you guys been keeping up with the awesome tutorials on Cheyenne and Arapaho Television (CATV47)? Last year we told you about a new show called The Native Drum with host Shawn Littlebear (Southern Cheyenne). Littlebear is a traditional drum…..
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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…..
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…..
Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge is back and this time he is tackling the bustle! Check out these two new episodes to help you with your regalia. Episode 3 – Season 2 On this episode, Juaquin lays out the necessary…..
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……
In this video from Chickasaw.TV, Courtney Parchcorn explains how her artwork helps her get in touch with her history, and how that understanding of where she came from helps her to succeed in the modern world. This piece is especially…..
Host Juaquin Lonelodge is back for Season 2 of Making Regalia. In the first episode he shows us how to construct leather belts, which he says an absolute regalia necessity. Making Regalia – Season 2 – Episode 1 from CATV47…..
Benjamin Sitting Bull created a couple of tutorial videos for folks wanting to learn some Lakota beadwork. Watch as he adds beads to a small tobacco bag using a lazy stitch. Part 2 talks about finishing the edge And here…..
This six-part tutorial was created by Anne of the Communities of the Voyageur Metis in Canada. She put this tutorial together in hopes that beginners would not be scared to try their hand at beading moccasin tops. These beautiful moccasin…..
What you will need:patternspare fabric (non-stretchy)interfacing (only needed if fabric is thin)embroidery hoopsequinsseedbeads1 needlebeading threadfabric gluescissorsA note about your pattern: I like to draw a to-scale pattern in color. This will give your finished product a more complete appearance because…..