The Native Drum – Making a Handle for a Small Drum

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 maker who shares with us his various drum making tips and techniques. In Episode 4 of The Native Drum, Littlebear makes a handle for a small hand drum. Don't forget to visit http://www.catv47.com/the-native-drum.html on any ...

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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 out and see if you're also an inspired native! Step 1: Purchasing and Preparing Supplies Step 2: Makizin Pattern and Cut out...

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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 Season 2 - Straight Dress Making from CATV47 on Vimeo. If you guys find this information helpful and valuable, make sure you show ...

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Making Regalia – Constructing a Bustle

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. Making Regalia - Episode 3 of Season 2 from CATV47 on Vimeo. Episode 4 - Season 2 Juaquin Lonelodge and special guest, Dwight Whitebuffalo discuss and assemble ...

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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 on Vimeo. Make sure you follow Making Regalia on Facebook. They appreciate the feedback and ...

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Living Traditionally: Chickasaw Bead Artist Courtney Parchcorn

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.

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Making Regalia – How to Construct Leather Belts – Craft Tutorial

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 on Vimeo. You can catch Making Regalia on the FNX Network or CATV47.com Check your local listings for times.

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Tutorial: How to Bead a Tobacco Bag, Lakota Style!

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! Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us!

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Get Crafty! Beadwork Tutorial for Moccasin Tops

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....

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How to add sequins to a Pow Wow outfit

What you will need:patternspare fabric (non-stretchy)interfacing (only needed if fabric is thin)embroidery hoopsequinsseedbeads1 needlebeading threadfabric gluescissorsA note ...

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