basket making

Ann Mitchell

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Ann Mitchell Artist Gallery Contact Ann Mitchell Ann Mitchell is a Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) woman who makes traditional mohawk baskets with a contemporary spin. She was born in November 1989 in Akwesasne, which is located where the New York, Ontario and Quebec borders meet. She lived in Akwesasne her whole life and came from a family […]

painting

William Monague

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William-Montague, painter, passthefeather

William Monague Artist Gallery Workshops Contact William Monague William Monague is an Ojibwa painter who grew up on Christian Island, Georgian Bay, home of the Beausoleil First Nation People and currently resides in Midland, Ontario.  The self taught artist left his Beausoliel First Nation reserve on Christian Island in the 70’s and 80’s travelling the Pow Wow circuit to […]

bead work

Cathy Elliott | Awo’kwejit Hemp Creations

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It is with our deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Cathy Elliot. An unexpected accident has taken her way too young. We will leave her page to commemorate her wonderful work. Cathy was a lover of the arts and an invaluable asset to many communities. Cathy Elliott Artist Gallery Contact Cathy Elliott Cathy Elliott […]

leatherwork

Yolanda Swearinger

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Yolanda Swearinger, leather moccasins, pass the feather,

Yolanda Swearinger Artist Gallery Contact Yolanda Swearinger Yolanda Swearinger created a line of leather moccasins for adults, children and leather handbags. She is a Blackfeet artist who grew up on the Blackfeet Reservation, Badgercreek, Montana. Yolanda’s Grandmother, Mary, taught her to make moccasins when she was young. Her Grandmother used to make moccasins for the children who […]

painting

Andre Couillonneur

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Andre Couillonneur Artist Gallery Contact Andre Couillonneur Andre Couillonneur is a Woodland Cree artist, originally from northern Saskatchewan but now resides in Edmonton, Alberta. He usually paint things from dreams and visions that he experiences. Andre often paints animals and forest scenes because he grew up in northern Saskatchewan surrounded by forests and lakes and often incorporate northern lights […]

Sewing and Regalia

Faye Lone

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Faye Lone Artist Gallery Contact Faye Lone Faye Lone currently resides on Tonawanda Seneca Rez and is a member of the Hawk Clan. She has 6 talented adult children, 3 of which who make some of the handmade products. She quit her federal job to move home and start a business. She is an award-winning fabric artist, with […]

basket making

Carrie Hill | Chill Baskets

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Carrie Hill Artist Gallery Workshop Contact Carrie Hill Carrie Hill is a Haudenosaunee women from Akwesasne Mohawk Territory and owner of Chill Baskets. In 2014, Carrie left her position at the Mohawk School in Hogansburg, New York to pursue basket making full time. The tradition of weaving Black Ash Splints and Sweetgrass goes back many […]

Featherwork

Dawn Setford

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Mohawk Feather Keeper, graphic and web designer, photographer and paper maker. onkwehonwe | haudenosaunee | kanien’kehá ka | wakhskare:wake DAWN mary francis IEHSTÓSERANON:HA she keeps the feathers Dawn Setford (Mary Francis Whiteman) Iehstóselanon:ha is Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk), Wakhskare:wake (Bear Clan) and a Feather Keeper whose familial territory is St.Regis/Akwesasne. Her family was one of several Akwesasne […]