Finger Woven Bags with Marla Mahkimetas of the Menominee Nation

  • (class 1/4)
     October 19, 2021
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • (class 2/4)
     October 20, 2021
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • (class 3/4)
     October 26, 2021
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • (class 4/4)
     October 27, 2021
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Finger Woven Bags (4-day class)

Dates: October 19 +20, 26 + 27
Time: 10am-1pm
Cost: $120 / person
Instructor: Marla Mahkimetas of the Menominee Nation, one of the Ancestral Women Ambassadors who performed during our summer Connect to the Northwoods Program

Learn how to make your own finger woven bag with artist Marla Mahkimetas.


Meet the instructor:

Marla Mahkimetas is Kaeyas Mamaceqtaw (“The Ancient Ones” or “Kaeyas Mamaceqtawak” [Algonquin Language]) from the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin. She has been weaving baskets for a few decades and now finger woven bags. Marla is a grandmother of seven working on her Doctorate in First Nations Education. She is also a professional dancer performing around the world with various dance companies from NY to CA. Marla is always honored to share story, knowledge, and her culture.

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