Ojibwe Beaver Shield Workshop

Posted: January 2, 2018

Create a personalized beaver shield, and explore Ojibwe culture and traditions with artist, and Lac Courte Oreilles tribal member, Dick Mindykowski.

Date and Time: Saturday, February 3, 1:00 - 4:00

Advance registration required. All materials provided. Open to ages 13 and older, or 12 and under with adult supervision. Families welcome. $65 per project for museum members, $70 for non-members. Contact Karen Jacobson at k.jacobson@cvmuseum.com or 715-834-7871 for details or to register.

Dick will share information on trapping and tanning techniques, as well as the methods used to hand-harvest the wood and other natural materials. The circular beaver shield represents the Great Circle of Life, marking the four winds, the four seasons, and the four stages of life.

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