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Ozhitoon jii Miigiweng (to create and to share)

Jun 15, 2019
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Jun 16, 2019
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This two-day educational gathering is an inclusive opportunity to learn about the construction of a sacred garment and it’s land-based connections. Instructors Lita Fontaine and Albert McLeod will deliver teachings about Indigenous perspectives and connection to the land via the construction of a cloth dress over the course of a two-day workshop. Each participant will complete each day with a sharing circle and Q&A with Lita Fontaine and Albert McLeod to discuss their process and creations.

Day one – opening smudge, participants will be guided through the step by step process of the garment creation, guest Roxanne Shuttleworth of Wolf Kwe designs will talk about fabric design, closing sharing circle.

Day two – opening smudge, completion of the dress, closing circle

Participants will find a connection between art, environment and Indigenous Identity through the symbolism of creating a traditional ‘Saηksaηnića’- the Dakota word for dress.

Participants will honour the garment, its importance and cultural symbology in Dakota and Anishinaabe heritage

Participants will discover ways to incorporate Indigenous teachings and processes into work they create as Artists and work they deliver as educators, artists-in-the-schools, and as instructors.

For more information – indigenous@creativemanitoba.ca or 204.927.2787

Details

Start:
June 15
End:
June 16
Cost:
$75 – $125
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Website:
https://creativemanitoba.ca

Organizer

Creative Manitoba
Phone:
204-927-2787
Email:
info@creativemanitoba.ca

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Manitoba

Venue

Creative Manitoba
400-245 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S6 Canada
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Phone:
204-927-2787
Website:
https://creativemanitoba.ca/events/ozhitoon-jii-miigiweng-to-create-and-to-share/