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Currently Scheduled Basketry Courses

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Advancing with Coiled Baskets

Step into the exciting world of patterns and textures in coiled baskets. Using a variety of grasses,…
Wed, Oct 2nd, 2024  –  Thu, Oct 3rd, 2024
9am-4pm each day
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
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Birch Bark Boxes: Scandinavian Bark Basketry

In this class, students will make durable, airtight birch bark boxes that are perfect for storage…
Sat, Oct 5th, 2024  –  Tue, Oct 8th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
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Black Ash Pack Basket

The black ash pack basket: it's beautiful, highly functional, and can be made using simple…
Fri, Jul 19th, 2024  –  Sun, Jul 21st, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
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Boreal Basketry Immersion

In this in-depth basketry course, we’ll explore the range of materials found in Northern…
Fri, Jul 5th, 2024  –  Mon, Jul 8th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Emily Derke
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Cedar Bark Mat Weaving: From Forest to Floor

This course offers students an opportunity to fully explore the traditional Anishinaabe craft of…
Thu, Jun 13th, 2024  –  Mon, Jun 17th, 2024
9am-5pm each day

Etched Birch Bark Maple Sugar Cones

At their most elemental, baskets are for carrying and storing useful, valuable things. It follows…
Wed, Oct 2nd, 2024  –  Thu, Oct 3rd, 2024
9am-5pm each day
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From Checkerwork to Hex: Black Ash Baskets with a Twist

Black ash splint is a sturdy, flexible material that lends itself well to a variety of weaving…
Fri, Apr 26th, 2024  –  Sun, Apr 28th, 2024
Days 1-2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-1pm
Instructor: April Ogimaakwe Stone
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Step-by-Step Willow Baskets

In the world of willow basketry, there are an infinite number of techniques to learn and perfect.…
Thu, Jul 25th, 2024  –  Sun, Jul 28th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jo Campbell Amsler
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Sweetgrass Basketry

  Learn the art of coiling a beautiful sweetgrass basket. Hands-on instruction provides…
Sat, Oct 5th, 2024  –  Sun, Oct 6th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Teri Smith
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Weaving Holiday Ornaments

Celebrate the upcoming holidays and make ornaments with fragrant sweetgrass and pine needles while…
Sat, Oct 5th, 2024
9am-4pm
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
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Weaving the Black Ash Pack Basket: Extended Session

Ash pack baskets, large splint baskets that are typically fixed with a harness system and worn on…
Tue, Oct 1st, 2024  –  Sun, Oct 6th, 2024
9am-5pm each day (no class October 4)
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Willow Exploration Extravaganza

Over the course of the last 7000 years, humans have figured out a lot of things to make with willow.…
Mon, Sep 30th, 2024  –  Thu, Oct 3rd, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Steen Madsen
Sat, Oct 5th, 2024  –  Tue, Oct 8th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Steen Madsen
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Woven Birch Bark Basketry

Birch bark holds a multitude of uses, and has been widely used across the world wherever birch trees…
Sat, Oct 5th, 2024  –  Sun, Oct 6th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Emily Derke