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Traditional Iroquois Raised Beadwork Series

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 21, 2018

- $65.00

Traditional Iroquois Raised Beadwork- Culture and Design from Historical to Contemporary Perspective

Demonstration, techniques, dialogue and teach in.

Wednesday’s 6:30 to 9:30 pm

February 28th to March 21, 2018 (2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21) 2018.

Limited to 8 students (Makeup classes will be available)

$225.00 for the full Series and SAVE (ask about Deposit)

or $65.00 per session

Topics of Discussion: Indigenous and Environmental Activism, we will feature lectures by renowned Indigenous Activist. Topics and history explained through Indigenous perspective.  

This class is project-based, students will learn the basic technique of raised beadwork and create a 3D flower Iroquois style. All materials will be supplied by me along with a full beading kit to take home to finish their project. 

Trade secrets will be shared to create professionally finished pieces. 

• All skill levels welcome, these are small classes so attention to effective individual learning will be applied.

• Small Bead kits will be provided and included in costs. Extended 30 minutes will be available for students to stay and continue beading after class finishes. 

• If you have any old necklaces/ chains please bring them, we can recycle and re-purpose them within our project. I will also have some extra haberdashery for you to purchase for future projects if interested.  Repurposing is encouraged. 

• Bring scissors if you have, if not it’s ok. We can share. 

*Water and light snack available

Limited to 8 attendees per session. You can RSVP by purchasing your spot, or if spots are vacant within the 6 limit you can RSVP through comment and pay cash on premise. I will also have a Square credit card reader on deck as well. Please check in so I can prepare the proper amount of beading kits before each class. I will have them available and waiting for you at the workshop. 


Niawen in advance, let me know if this is feasible and if you need any more information. . 

Best Regards, 

Iakowi:he’ne’ Oakes


March 14
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


American Indian Community House
39 Eldridge Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10002 United States
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