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Ama Beads

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chandra labelle, ama beads, mocassins, dream catchers, artist, jewelry, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Ama Beads Chandra Labelle was raised in the suburbs of Montréal and had little contact with Indigenous arts and crafts growing up. As the child of a Sixties Scoop Survivor, there were no traditional teachings passed down to her Algonquin mother nor to Chandra. Chandra is the proud mother of two Inuit children, Raven and […]

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The Beading Drum Jewelry Originals

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the beading drum jewelry originals, moccasins, gloves, beading, beading drum, jewelry, aboriginal arts and collective

The Beading Drum Jewelry Originals Kelly and Claire are First Nation jewelry and accessory designers based in Canada, and are members of The Whitefish River First Nation. It was on the beaches of Turks and Caicos where we were inspired to design jewelry. The ocean resembled turquoise and the abundance of shells, coral and stones inspired […]

Birch Bark Bitings

Pat Bruderer

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Pat Bruderer Pat Bruderer (Halfmoon Woman) is originally from Churchill, Manitoba and spent most of her life in northern Manitoba. She now resides in the Kootenay area British Columbia. Pat is a member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in Saskatchewan and she is a self-taught birch bark biting artist who has been practicing for […]

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Charlene Raven Tolley

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charlene raven tolley, beading, dream catcher, drums, aboriginal artist, workshops, pass the feather, aboriginal arts and collective

Charlene Raven Tolley Charlene Raven Tolley, Bear Clan and Algonquin grandmother from Kitigan Zibi and lives in Maniwaki . She’s been beading for over 20 years. Charlene specializes in beaded dream catchers and jewelry and creates stunning painted hand drums. Charlene travels extensively on the powwow trail selling her work under the name of Raven’s […]

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William Monague | Ojibwe Painter

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William-Montague, painter, passthefeather

William Monague is an Ojibwa painter. William 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 sell native art.  Soon after his three daughters Wausa, […]