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Greg Johnson

Lac du Flambeau, WI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a cultural practitioner and artistic educator in the Anishinaabe tradition. He works with youth and others to teach the skills and knowledge of his culture. He has been making traditional baskets for 15 years, and also does detailed beadwork and moccasin sewing. He is an Ojibwe language teacher and stays busy hunting, fishing, and raising three kids. Follow him on social media platforms @biskakonej

Current Courses Offered by Greg Johnson

5 days
Teaser image for Cedar Bark Mat Weaving: From Forest to Floor

Cedar Bark Mat Weaving: From Forest to Floor

This course offers students an opportunity to fully explore the traditional Anishinaabe craft of cedar bark weaving, from harvest to finished work. Led by Greg Johnson of Lac du Flambeau, this is a unique opportunity to immerse in a craft process and cross-cultural experience intimately tied to the northern forest…
Wed, Jun 24th, 2020  –  Sun, Jun 28th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Greg Johnson
3 Days
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Winter Bark Folded Baskets

Join featured instructor Greg Johnson of Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin in this three day course to make traditional Anishinaabe folded birch bark baskets. This style of basket is used for maple sugar storage, but is a beautiful and useful addition to any home. When birch bark is harvested at a…
Sat, Sep 26th, 2020  –  Mon, Sep 28th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Greg Johnson