Great Lakes Woodland Skirts Fashion Show – Saturday, Oct 24
Fashion show & historical presentation / indigenous materials & designs / inspirational skirts & beaded accessories
This special project is a collaboration between a mother and her two daughters in highlighting the sewing and unique beadwork in the art style of their ancestral grandmothers. Featuring traditional materials from the 17th to 19th centuries through trade with the first Voyageur contacts along the St. Lawrence River into the Great Lakes region. Delina, Lavender and Sage will be sharing their mixed media expertise in fabrics, metals, shell, glass, precious- and semi-precious gemstone beads used in the forms of traditional attire and accessories worn by Native Woodland women of the Great Lakes region.