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2023 Events


Fall Gathering 2023 registration is now closed! 

November 2-5, 2023 at Camp Lakamaga in Marine on St Croix, MN


I'm pleased to announce that the sprang along theme for 2024 will be twinning! Explore this structure with me with 12 separate modules. One will be released each month. You will also have access to our monthly sprang check-in happening on you are comfortable with the basics of spring, but unfamiliar with the twining structures, we have put together an introductory twining class in order to get you ready for this year Long can find a variety of other classes on the virtual classroom ... See MoreSee Less
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I have a little treat for you, here is a recording of one of the amazing sessions we offered this past weekend at the NAVC Fall Gathering. The audio is not the best and the camera dies just before the end but you will enjoy the presentation. Giacomo Beltrami's Quest for the Source of the Mississippi -presented by Karl KosterIn 1823 an oddball Italian decides to wander the lands of Minnesota. With a birchbark top hat & red umbrella, while collecting items from natives...will he be the first to find the source of the Mississippi? ... See MoreSee Less
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“It’s been haunting me for 30 years, and it's been a race against time to complete it. There's been a lot of pressure because none of our (original twined) mantles survived. This had to be done for our people and Wampanoag community.” - Julia MardenJulia Marden, an internationally recognized Aquinnah Wampanoag artist and traditional textile and basketry maker, wears a traditionally 4x6 foot twined turkey feather mantle. The Mantle is the first of its kind in over 400 years and took Marden more than a year to create. Learn more about Julia's achievement during this month's virtual Local History Guild discussion on November 14, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.Register for the virtual discussion: ... See MoreSee Less
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