Peyote Stitch Earrings with Paige Skenandore

River Arts Inc.

Apr. 6, 2024, 11:00 am

590 Water St.
PHONE 608 643-5215

Beadwork is an expression of identity, creativity, and healing in indigenous communities. Beadwork is a traditional and contemporary art form. Come learn how to make beaded hoop earrings brick-stitch hoop technique! This method consists of stacking beads and having them extend out from the hoop. This workshop will teach you how to make a pair of beaded brick-stitch hoop earrings from start to finish!

Included in registration: Pair of hoops; 1 needle; bundles of thread; (3) bead colors; beeswax

Instructor Bio: Shekoli, Katsitsya’?tahts niyukyats. On^yote? okhale? wakenyaht^niwaki?talo.t^. Hello, my name is Paige Morningstar Skenandore, and my Indian name roughly translates to, “she extends out a flower.” I am an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, and I am turtle clan. I graduated from UW-Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Community and Nonprofit Leadership, and certificates in Environmental Studies and American Indian Studies. I started an indigenous collective called, Moody NDN. My passion is bead and quillwork, along with other various indigenous crafts as well. I have been teaching bead workshops for several years, and I am starting to also teach quillwork workshops, too.

Paige Skenandore is a member of the Oneida Nation. She has been teaching beadwork for several years and runs a small business, Moody NDN.

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