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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 – Moccasin Alteration

Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge is back! This time he's brought along special guest, Verna Street to talk about something us parents know all too well. What to do when your child's feet are growing too fast? In this episode, Verna demonstrates how to make alterations on a moccasin for...

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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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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 about your pattern: I like to draw a to-scale pattern in color. This will give your finished product a more complete appearance because round sequins will let some of the backing material show...

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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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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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Free Email Series: What to Expect at Your First Pow Wow