Indigenous Art Night: Rabbit Poms - March 16 - Sold Out

  • Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • MAWA, 611 Main St, Winnipeg, MB
Loading map...

To register add the workshop to your cart and follow the check out process. You will not be asked for payment information.

Questions? Email Niamh Dooley at [email protected]

Indigenous Art Nights are for Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) people of all ages to learn from knowledge keepers or try new art-making techniques in a relaxed and welcoming space. Join in for hands-on art-making, behind-the-scenes stories from Indigenous creators, and traditional teachings. All materials are provided for these free sessions. Facilitated by Niamh Dooley.

Photo of Shauna Fontaine sitting in a field with tall grass and flowers.

Anishinaabe Girl, Shauna Fontaine

Learn how to transform rabbit fur into fun and fluffy pompom to decorate parka and mukluk ties, and earrings!

Shauna Fontaine, owner and designer of Anishinaabe Girl Designs, is a proud urban member of Sagkeeng First Nation. As a youth, her mother gifted her with a small number of seed beads which turned into a lifelong love affair with creating, experimenting and seeking knowledge in techniques, accessing traditional knowledge and teaching others. Fontaine is best known for her earring designs which incorporate natural materials such as fur, antler, bone, horsehair, quill and various metals, clays, beads and leathers. Her designs incorporate traditional and contemporary Indigenous art forms with an urban flare.

All Indigenous people welcome. Free!

This workshop is offered twice, to create opportunity for more participants (do not enroll in both sessions).