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 out and see if you're also an inspired native!
Step 1: Purchasing and Preparing Supplies
Step 2: Makizin Pattern and Cut out...
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!
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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 elements for the construction of a small traditional bustle.
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Episode 4 - Season 2
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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.
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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 meaningful to Parchcorn, "For All the Grandfathers"— which features an eagle motif symbolizing her own grandfather.
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.
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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 he is with the finished product!
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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 tops or "vamps" were created for the "Walking With Our Sisters" art installation which toured throughout Canada....
There were quite a few folks asking about how to put patterns together in gourd stitch so I thought I would see what I could do to help folks get started. This thread will discuss making design for 3 bead drop gourd stitch. I am going to 'attempt' to explain how I determine what kind of patterns I can put on a piece based on what the total number of beads that are pulled off when starting this type of ...
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Ladies Fancy Shawl is the newest form of Native American Women’s Dance, and is quite athletic! Fancy Shawl is often called Northern Shawl, as it does come form the Northern …
After many requests, I’m finally getting around to a tutorial on threadwork….flat style (not stacked). Materials: Something to wrap…feather quill, dowel rod, etc. Thread…I love Sulky brand rayon sewing/embroidery machine …
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